German Government interested in working with Bangladesh in Textiles education

German Government interested in working with Bangladesh in Textiles education

Mr. Christian von Mitzlaff, Programme Coordinator, German-Bangladesh Higher Education Network on Sustainable Textiles called on UGC Chairman Professor Abdull Mannan at the latter’s office today (23.06.2016).

Mr. Mitzlaff informed the Hon’ble Chairman that the German Government through GIZ is interested in working with Bangladesh in areas of Textiles and Higher Education to produce high quality skilled manpower for socio- economic development of the country. GIZ is also willing to train the faculty members of the textiles universities to enhance the quality of teaching-learning and research at tertiary level.

They also stressed the need for establishing academic and research collaboration among the higher educational institutions of Bangladesh and German.

The Chairman of UGC observed that University Grants Commission always welcomes any assistance and cooperation from donor country for enhancement and internationalization of higher education. He added that teaching and learning process of textile education need to be modernized to meet the demand of the country’s skilled manpower.

Professor Dr. Mohammad Yousuf Ali Mollah, Member, UGC, Professor Dr. Dil Afroza Begum, Member, UGC, Professor Dr. Md. Akhtar Hossain, Member, UGC, Professor Dr. M. Shah Nowaz Ali, Member, UGC, Dr. Md. Khaled, Secretary, UGC, Abdullah Al Hasan Chowdhury, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Education, Dr. Md. Fakhrul Islam, Joint-Secretary, UGC and Rafique Ahmed Siddique, Deputy Chief, Ministry of Education, among others were present on the occasion.