MoU signed between BALID and CIRDAP
A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed between Bangladesh Association of Librarians, Information Scientists and Documentalists(BALID) and the Centre on Integrated Rural Development for Asia and Pacific(CIRDAP) on 25 November 2018 at Chameli House, CIRDAP office, Topkhana Road, Dhaka-1000. Mr. Tevita G. Boseiwaqa Taginavulau, Director General, Dr. Usharani Boruah, Librarian and other high officials represented from CIRDAP whereas Dr. Mirza Mohd. Rezaul Islam, Chairman, Mr. Humayun Kabir, Secretary-General, Ms. Razina Akhter, Vice-president, Dr. Mostafizur Rahman, Member, and other present and ex officio members were present on behalf of BALID during the MoU signing moment of the said date early in the morning.
Several bilateral issues were highlighted in the agreement including joint training programmes on emerging topics in the field of the library for the CIRDAP members state participants. Subsidized venue and infrastructure will be given to BALID for arranging any programme in the near future. BALID will cooperate for CIRDAP library automation and digitization etc.
This is another milestone for BALID as a professional association since international organization may like to collaborate with BALID.