Workshop on "Legal Aspects of Regulation in South Asia"

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Mr M S Verma Chairman, SAFIR, and Chairman, Telecom Regulatory Authority of India
Dr Apurva Sanghi Regional Program Officer, East & South Asia, Public-Private Infrastructure Advisory Facility (PPIAF)
Barrister Aminul Haque Hon'ble Minister for Post and Telecommunication, Government  of People's Republic of Bangladesh
Session 1: Rationale and principles of Infrastructure Regulation  (Characteristics of network industries. Why regulation, why independent regulation, framework for independent regulation: independence, accountability, powers, etc)
Session 2: Alternative regulatory practices and alternative disputes resolution
Session 3: Appeal and review of regulatory decisions: the challenge of balancing interests
Dinner session 4: Market development and regulatory  process
Session 5: Regulatory interface with judiciary: experiences  and issues in developed countries
Session 5: Regulatory interface with judiciary:  experiences and issues in developed countries
Justice Mainur Reza Chowdhury Hon'ble Chief Justice Government of People's Republic of Bangladesh
Concluding session  Rapporteur summary Dr S K Sarkar  Senior Fellow, TERI
Concluding session  Concluding remarks Mr Ashanul Haque Molla Minister of State for Posts and Telecommunications, Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh
Vote of thanks Dr S K Sarkar