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Nahid for developing skilled Workforce to build prosperous Bangladesh

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

Bangladesh.

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

development.

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)