Govt. provides opportunity to ensure education for all: Nahid


DHAKA, July 1, 2018 (BSS) – Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid today
said the government is providing adequate opportunities to ensure education
for all.

“We have taken different affirmative policy actions including introducing
stipend programmes and providing free textbooks, which eventually help check
student dropout rate,” he told a fresher’s reception function of first year
students of Dhaka College here, an official release said.

Nahid said despite a number of challenges, Bangladesh has some remarkable
and praiseworthy achievements in the education sector.

He said, “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.”

Secretary of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Division Md Sohrab
Hossain and Director General of Directorate of Secondary and Higher Secondary
Education Prof Md Mahabubur Rahman, among others, addressed the function with
Principal of the College Prof Md Moyazzem Hossain Mollah in the chair.