SDC Local Governance programme Sharique enters phase IV

Article, 12.12.2017

The fourth phase of SDC Local Governance programme Sharique was officially launched on 11 December 2017 in Dhaka through an inception meeting attended, among others, by Ambassador René Holenstein and Mr. Abdul Malek, Honourable Secretary of the Local Government Division (LGD).

Launching of Sharique 4th phase
Launching of the fourth phase of SDC Local Governance programme Sharique © FDFA

Sharique contributes to the empowerment of local citizens to make and implement inclusive and collective choices about their lives and livelihoods through more democratic, transparent and effective local government systems. Lauding a number of initiatives taken by LGD for better service delivery at local level, Ambassador Holenstein in his address said that Swiss assistance to Bangladesh aims to establish strong and accountable local governments that provide important public services and promote broad participation in decision-making.

Sharique is implemented by Helvetas Swiss Intercooperation.