Delegations from more than 100 countries and multilateral organizations attended the High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness. The meeting was held in Accra, Ghana.
The delegations will finalize a resolution of a new development agenda to guide aid implementation over the next two years.
Bangladesh caretaker government’s Economic Adviser Dr. Mirza ABM Azizul Islam attended the forum. In an interview with Voice of America’s Bangla service, Dr. Islam spoke about the meeting and Bangladesh’s position as a recipient of foreign aid. He also spoke about the annual development plan in Bangladesh’s annual budget.
The mid-term review of the implementation of the Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness took place in Accra 2-4 September 2008. The event was organized by OECD/DAC together with the Government of Ghana and the World Bank.