Md Atiqul Islam

Mayor, Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC)

Md Atiqul Islam, born on July 1, 1961, in Daudkandi, Comilla, is a distinguished public servant and accomplished leader. As the mayor of Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC), he has spearheaded positive transformations in the city. With a background in successful entrepreneurship and founding Islam Group in the garment industry, Atiqul Islam brings a unique blend of business acumen and civic leadership to his role. His efforts have garnered electoral victories, reflecting the trust and support of the community he serves. His commitment to ethical practices and social welfare is evident in his work against child labor and his establishment of improved healthcare facilities for garment workers. His leadership and dedication have earned him accolades such as the Commercially Important Person (CIP) award and recognition from Walmart for entrepreneurial excellence.

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

September 10 Day 3

Session: Harmony with Nature: Balancing Development and Ecosystem Management

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Key Note:

James J. Schauer, PhD, PE, MBA
U.S. Science Envoy, U.S. Department of State Peterson-Rader-Hawnn Professor William C. Boyle Professor of Environmental Engineering University of Wisconsin-Madison


Mr. Md Atiqul Islam
Mayor, Dhaka North City Corporation

Ms Helen LaFave
Chargé d'Affaires, US Embassy Bangladesh

Syeda Rizwana Hasan
Chief Executive, Bangladesh Environmental Lawyers Association (BELA)

Dr. Md. Mahbubur Rahman
Project Coordinator, Environmental Health and WASH Health System and Population Studies Division, ICDDR'b

S.M. Munjurul Hannan Khan, Ph.D.
Executive Director
Nature Conservation Management

Catalina Ochoa
Senior Urban Transport Specialist, World Bank

Daniel Novak
First Secretary
Embassy of Sweden


Imran Ahmed
Deputy Executive Director, Shakti Foundation