Health and Family Welfare Minister Mohammed Nasim left here this morning for Geneva, Switzerland to attend the 71st conference of World Health Organization (WHO).
The Minister would deliver his speech on May 20 at the Commonwealth conference on behalf of Health Ministers' of Asian region, said a press release.
This year's Health Assembly takes place on May 21-26, 2018 at the Assembly Hall of Palace the Nations.
Nasim would also attend separate meetings with different international forum including WHO Director General and Health Minister of India.
Secretary of Health Services Division M Serajul Huq Khan, former Advisor to the Prime Minister and Chairman of Bangladesh Medical Research Council (BMRC) Dr Syed Modasser Ali are accompanying him.
He is scheduled to return home on May 26.
The World Health Assembly is the decision-making body of WHO. It is attended by delegations from all WHO Member States and focuses on a specific health agenda prepared by the Executive Board.