The five-day annual conference of the deputy commissioners (DCs) will be held in the capital between 14 and 18 July, reports UNB.

The inauguration will be held at Shapla Hall at the Prime Minister's Office at 9am, cabinet secretary Shafiul Alam told a press briefing on Thursday.

A view exchange meeting will be held with prime minister Sheikh Hasina around 11am on the first day of the conference, he said.

At least 24 working sessions will be held in this year's conference. Ministers, advisors, state-ministers, deputy ministers and senior secretaries of 54 ministries and divisions will participate in it.

Some 333 proposals made by the DCs will be discussed too, he added.

The main topics of the conference are - land management, development of law and order situation, local government establishments, disaster management, relief and rehabilitation, poverty alleviation, social securities, using of information communication and technologies, development of the quality of education, health services and development activities and implementation of the activities.

The deputy commissioners will also meet president Abdul Hamid at Bangabhaban during the conference at 7:30pm on 15 July.

They will also meet chief justice Syed Mahmud Hossain at 4pm on 16 July and deputy speaker Fazle Rabbi Miah at 4pm on 18 July.

Besides, they will exchange views with ministers, advisers, state ministers and secretaries on the following day.