The 23rd chapter of the AFID Conference will be hosted by Bangladesh in 2017. It was decided in the board meeting during closing ceremony of The 22nd Conference on Asian Federation on Intellectual Disabilities. According to the decisions of the meeting Mr. Jawaharul Islam Mamun became the newly elected president of AFID, and Mr. Sachida Nand Shrivastava from Nepal became 1st Vice President. Mr. Mamun led the Bangladeshi Delegation to 22nd AFID Conference. He is currently serving as the president of Society for the Welfare of the Intellectually Disabled, Bangladesh. SWID Bangladesh started its journey in 1977, and has been a pioneer in advocating for the rights of persons with Intellectual Disabilities. We would like to congratulate Mr. Mamun, on becoming the president of AFID. Therap Services is looking forward to the 23rd AFID conference to be held in Bangladesh.