Mr. Hedayetullah Al Mamoon, ndc, Senior Secretary, Ministry of Commerce, visited Katalyst (ATC-P) intervention on promoting maize cultivation on 26 February 2016 at Faridpur Sadar Upazila, Faridpur. In the event, maize farmers from Char Bhadrason, contractors, DAE official and private partner shared their experience on maize cultivation. The farmers expressed that maize cultivation in the chars has positively changed their economic condition. The DAE official praised that maize cultivation in char areas has brought a revolution. After talking with the farmers, the Senior Secretary expressed his satisfaction that maize cultivation is positively impacting the farmers. He closed his speech by asking the DAE officials to extend highest cooperation to maize farmers. Mr. Ashraf Ali, Project Director, Katalyst and Mr. GB Banjara, Head of Sectors, Katalyst also spoke during the event.