by Staff Correspondent in Dhaka;
Dhaka and Budapest have signed an agreement that will allow Hungarian scholarship for 130 Bangladeshi students annually for the next three years, Bangladeshi Foreign Ministry said on Friday.
The scholarships in full will be provided to the students of undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate levels.
Bangladesh Ambassador to Austria, Hungary, and Slovenia Muhammad Abdul Muhith and Hungarian State Secretary Orsolya Pacsay-Tomassich signed a Memorandum of Understanding at the Hungary’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, said a press release.
Thirty scholarship will be dedicated for the students and professionals of nuclear energetics, a new initiative compared to the previous 100-scholarship per year programme for Bangladeshi students which ran for three years, the release said.
Prior to the signing of the deal, the officials from the Hungary and Bangladesh in a meeting also discussed the future roadmap if bilateral relations between the two countries.
The issues discussed for cooperation among others are economy, health, water management, agriculture and joint celebration of the birth centenary of Bangladesh’s independence architect Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.