Rivers and watersheds of Bangladesh needs to be protected with continuous development work. In order to achieve the Sustainable Development Goal 2030 by Bangladesh government, it is greatly important to keep an eye on environment protection. Upon the part of Delta planning, the government needs to have initiatives to protect the Sundarbans as well as riverine and other living beings on the region only with development activities. These were discussed by the speakers on 12 November 2020 morning a two day workshop on “Sustainable Development in Coastal Region” which took place at Hotel Graver Inn, organized by Bangladesh Poribesh Andolon (BAPA), Pashur River Waterkeeper, and Waterkeepers Bangladesh.
On Monday the workshop’s inaugural ceremony was presided by Sharif Jamil, General Secretary of Bangladesh Poribesh Andolon (BAPA) and coordinator of Waterkeepers Bangladesh. Upazila mayor Abdul Barek Mollah was the chief guest of the inaugural ceremony. Pashur River Waterkeeper Bangladesh, Bangladesh Poribesh Andolon (BAPA) Bagerhat Zilla committee convener Md. Nurul Alam Sheikh was the special guest. An introductory presentation on the community participation on sustainable development was presented by Manager (Research & Implementation), Waterkeepers Bangladesh- S. M. Arafat Jubair.Workshop and training moderator was Bangladesh Poribesh Andolon (BAPA) Kalapara branch committee convener Majbauddin Mannu.