With an initiative of Bangladesh Protibandhi Unnayan Sangstha (BPUS) and collaboration of Blue Law International, LLP, USAID & Misereor a seminar on implementation of the rights and protection of persons with disabilities Act 2013 was organized at the seminar room of the Deputy Commissioner in the district of Barishal. Mr. S M Azior Rahman, Honorable Deputy Commissioner of Barishal District was present as the chief guest at the seminar. Mr. Hezzy Smit, Director of EPD Project and Mr. Al-Mamun Talukder, Deputy Director of Social Services Department Barishal, were present as special guests in thre program. There were Also present different committee members of the Barishal District Protection Committee, such as Additional Deputy Commissioner Mr. Touhiduzzaman Pavel, Mr. Feroz Alam, Officer of Disability Services and Assistance Centers, Women Affairs Officer Mrs. Rashida Begum, Head Teacher of Zila Hear School, Deputy Civil Surgeon Mr. Md. Mahmud Hassan, ASP Mr. Sukumar, Dr Habibur Rahman, a human rights Activist and representative of journalist group and NGO representative Mr. Jahangir Kabir, Executive Director Saint Bangladesh, representative of CRP, Mr. Anwar Zahid, ICDA’s chief adviser, Advocate Rejaul Siddiquee, coordinator EPD project as well as persons with disabilities. The program was moderated by Mr Sajjad Parvej, District Probesion officer of Social welfare services. The seminar was presided over by Badiul Alam Founder and Executive Director BPUS.