Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid today
said the government has taken different initiatives to impart quality
education to create human resource for building an economically advanced
The new generation should be given global standard education to build
them as competent citizens of the country, he told a reception for
successful students of SSC and HSC examinations at the auditorium of Dhaka
Reporters Unity (DRU) here, an official release said. Nahid said, We want
to make our children as perfect human-beings through developing a sense of
patriotism among them for ensuring better contribution to the national
He said despite a number of challenges, Bangladesh has some remarkable
and praiseworthy achievements in the education sector.
Distribution of free textbook among the students of primary and secondary
Levels, increased enrolment rate and eradicating gender inequality in primary
and secondary education have already been acknowledged in different
international forums, the minister added.
Nahid urged the students to acquire time-befitting education to adjust
with the changing job markets across the world.
It is urgent to prepare curriculum incorporating ICT to make the students
efficient workforces, he said, adding You (students) are the future of the
country. So, you have to be good citizens through acquiring knowledge to
boost the development process for building a prosperous Bangladesh.
Managing Director of South Bangla Agriculture and Commerce Bank Limited
Md Golam Faruq and General Secretary of DRU Syed Shukur Ali Shovo, among
others, addressed the function with DRU President Saiful Islam in the chair.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)