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Colombo Plan signs an MoU with Asian University for Women

Sep 12, 2017

Colombo Plan Drug Advisory Programme representatives Ms. Verna Felipe (DAP Director) and Mrs. Gulmira Suleymanova (DAP Project Manager) visited the Asian University for Women in Chittagong, Bangladesh on 7-11 September 2017.

Colombo Plan launched its partnership with AUW beginning this S.Y. 2017-’18 where 25 out of 93 current AUW students from Afghanistan shall be awarded with scholarships and shall be involved with the Ministry of Counter Narcotics Women’ Leadership Fellowship (MCN WoLF) Project throughout Afghanistan post AUW. MCN is a ministry within the government of Afghanistan that works on the coordination, policy making, monitoring and evaluation of counter-narcotics activities and efforts in the country.


On the last day of their visit, the Colombo Plan Drug Advisory Programme director signed an MoU together with Asian University for Women’s Dean of Faculty and Academic Affairs.

Included in the photo are AUW representatives which include the University Registrar, Career Development and International Programs team, Chief Finance Officer, Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs and both visitors from Colombo Plan.

More photos here.