Dhaka – The government will set up specialized schools across Bangladesh to create skilled workforce equip with knowledge on technical matters, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said.
“Project has been undertaken to establish a technical school and college in every upazila for building skilled workforce in the country,” the Prime Minister said while inaugurating 22nd National Convention of the Institution of Diploma Engineers, Bangladesh (IDEB) at her official Ganabhaban residence on Saturday.
Hasina said that the work on setting up of 100 such instituted has already begun.
She urged the diploma engineers to work devotedly to present a beautiful future for the next generation.
The Prime Minister said the Ministry of Education has also been working to set up four new government women polytechnic institutes and 23 world-class new polytechnic institutes in the country.
She regretted that the nation lost 21 valuable years from 1975 to 1996 during which no actual development of the country was made after the assassination of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the founder of Bangladesh.
“The majority of the population was deprived of the development and it’s my responsibility to free them from deprivation,” she said.
Hasina highlighted her government’s achievements in different fields and said the country was graduated to the developing nation’s status because of her planned steps.
The premier said her government enhanced salary and allowances for the government employees up to 123 percent and created scope and facilities of work for all.
“We’ve undertaken many projects for the development of the country and the people are getting its benefits,” she said.
IDEB President AKMA Hamid presided the function, while General Secretary Md Shamsur Rahman delivered the keynote speech.
Ministers, PM’s advisers, parliament members, secretaries, foreign diplomats and delegates and senior officials of the Prime Minister’s Office were present at the function.