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Meeting with Mr. Hossain Zillur Rahman

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On 8th May 2016, a meeting was held with Mr. Hossain Zillur Rahman, Executive Chairman, Power and Participation Research Centre (PPRC). Professor Sohel Reza Choudhury, Head of the Department of Epidemiology & Research, National Heart Foundation hospital & Research Institute; Mr. A B M Zubair, Executive Director, PROGGA and Dr. Mahfuzur Rahman Bhuiyan, Grants Manager, CTFK participated in that meeting at PPRC office. This was a very effective advocacy session focused on raising tobacco tax. Overall scenario of tobacco control in Bangladesh also has been briefed to this eminent economist. He has taken the issue with actual spirit in every aspect.