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Facebook live on Imposition of Specific Taxes on Tobacco Products: Way to Finance the Health Sector

Bangladesh Anti Tobacco Alliance (BATA) and Work for a Better Bangladesh (WBB) Trust organized a Facebook live program titled “Imposition of Specific Taxes on Tobacco Products: Way to Finance the Health Sector.” YPSA’s chief executive Md. Arifur Rahman joined the discussion.

Mozaffar Hossain Paltu, former Member of Parliament and President of National Tuberculosis Prevention Association – Natab; Prof. Rumana Haque, Focal Person, Tobacco Tax Project, Bureau of Economic Research; Barrister Shamim Haider Patwari, Member of Parliament, Gaibandha-1 and President of Tobacco Control Research Cell (TCRC); Syed Mahbubul Alam, Technical Advisor, The Union also join the live discussion on Facebook.

The program was conducted by Sharmin Akhter Rimi, Project Officer, Work for Better Bangladesh Trust and started on June 14, 2020, at 7:00 pm.


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