RAJSHAHI, Feb 1, 2023 (BSS) - Mayor of Rajshahi City Corporation AHM Khairuzzaman Liton said the present Awami League government has attached special emphasis on technical education for bolstering the sector of skilled human resources.
He said the government under the dynamic and prudent leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has been working relentlessly for strengthening the country's economy through substantial and sustainable promotion of competent workforces.
Mayor Liton, who is also presidium member of Bangladesh Awami League, came up with the observation while addressing the fresher's reception of HSC students at Bangabandhu College here today as chief guest.
Vice-chancellor of Rajshahi University Prof Golam Sabbir Sattar and Governing body president of the college Ariful Haque also spoke on the occasion, while Principal of the college Prof Muhammad Kamruzzaman was in the chair.
Mayor Liton said Bangladesh has already turned into digital Bangladesh and its next phase is to smart Bangladesh. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is taking the country into smart Bangladesh at present.
He also said the premier has built Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Hi-tech Park in Rajshahi and it has already gone into operation. Many youths are earning money through using computers and ICT.
In Rajshahi, around 10,000 freelancers have been created and they are earning money through freelancing silently.
Liton said the government has set a target to generate around 20-25 lakh freelancers within the next 10 years and they will not search for jobs rather they will provide jobs to others.