Bangladesh has been elected the chair of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Technical Committee on Covid-19.
The country will steer negotiations on the draft Covid-19 outcome document that was formulated through a discussion participated by the member states of the organisation recently.
The ILO organised the discussion in the quest for an inclusive, sustainable and human centred recovery from the pandemic, said a press release.
The draft will be adopted in the upcoming 109th International Labour Conference (ILC) to be held virtually on 3-19 June 2021.
With a view to seeking the views and consent of the member states on the draft Covid-19 outcome document, the final round of negotiation will take place prior to the upcoming ILC. Md Mustafizur Rahman, ambassador and permanent representative of the Bangladesh Permanent Mission in Geneva will chair the negotiations.
Mentionable, Bangladesh played a leadership role as the Representative of the Asia Pacific Group in the drafting of the document.