Bangladesh Haor and Wetland Development Board

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Bangladesh Haor and Wetland Development Board
Formation2000
HeadquartersFaridpur, Bangladesh
Region served
Bangladesh
Official language
Bengali
Websitedbhwd.gov.bd

Bangladesh Haor and Wetland Development Board or is a government board that is responsible for the management and regulation of Wetlands and haors in Bangladesh and is located in Dhaka, Bangladesh.[1][2][3]

History[edit]

The Government of Bangladesh passed an ordinance which formed the Haor Development Board on 22 February 1977. On 11 September 2000 it was reconstituted to form the Bangladesh Haor and Wetland Development Board by presidential order.[1][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "About BHWDB". Department of Bangladesh Haor and Wetland Development. Archived from the original on 22 November 2016. Retrieved 21 November 2016.
  2. ^ "PM for proper utilisation of wetlands". The Daily Star. 6 May 2016. Retrieved 21 November 2016.
  3. ^ "Sorry tale of haor people". The Daily Star. 17 October 2015. Retrieved 21 November 2016.
  4. ^ "Haor-wetland board to be autonomous". Dhaka Tribune. Archived from the original on 22 November 2016. Retrieved 21 November 2016.