May 19, 2017 - 3:14pm
Top prisons officials from 13 countries have visited Kashimpur Central Jail in Gazipur on the last day of 4th Asia-Pacific Correctional Managers Conference.
The delegates received Guard of Honour at the jail around 9am on Friday.
Inspector General of Prisons Brigadier General Syed Iftekhar Uddin accompanied them during the visit. The delegation also visited Kashimpur Jail 2.
Bangladesh Directorate of Prison’s Assistant Inspector General of Prison Abdullah Al Mamun said apart from Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, Fiji, Indonesia, Malaysia, Maldives, Myanmar, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Philippine, Papua New Guinea, Thailand and Vanuatu took part in the conference which began on May 16.
Directorate of Prison in Bangladesh and International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) jointly organised the conference where 28 senior officials of prisons, including IG prisons from 14 countries, had participated.