President says, “Education standard to be global level”
02 February 2015, Nirapad News: President Abdul Hamid Khan says to put in constant efforts by all concerned to elevate the quality of the country’s higher education to international level.
He said, “There’re over 100 institutions both public and private, of higher studies in the country now. The area of higher education has expanded with a rise in the number of universities. But we have to put in continuous efforts to elevate the quality of higher education to International level. The President said this while speaking at the second convocation of Bangladesh University of Professionals (BUP) at its campus in the city.
A total of 416 graduates received certificates at the function with nine of them winning gold medals for their outstanding results.
President Hamid further said, “We have to keep in mind that higher education is not limited to only book-based learning. Learned teachers not only teach students in universities but also unveil new knowledge for their students.” Stressing the need for ensuring science and information technology-based education for turning the young generation into skilled human resources, the President, also the chancellor of the university, said the country needs skilled human resources to exploit its huge potential for development and progress. “I hope the public and private universities would play an important role in producing skilled human resource through utilizing the existing facilities,”.
Pointing at the graduates, the President said, “Today, you’re the higher standard of human resources. We have to keep in mind that today’s convocation is giving you a formal recognition of your achievement on one hand and it is bestowing responsibilities on you on the other. These responsibilities are towards your families, society, and above all towards the country and nation.”
UGC Chairman Prof Dr AK Azad Chowdhury delivered the convocation speech, while Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid and BUP VC Major General Sheikh Mamun Khaled also spoke on the occasion.