EU delegation meets UGC Chairman
A-three member delegation from the European Union to Bangladesh led by its First Counsellor Ms. Doerte Bosse met Professor Abdul Mannan, Chairman of University Grants Commission (UGC) of Bangladesh on 10 January 2019.
Ms. Doerte Bosse elaborately discussed capacity building of higher education, international credit mobility and Erasmus Mundus joint master degree, PhD and research opportunities for students and teachers from Bangladesh. She noted that Bangladesh has been immensely benefited from Erasmus Mundus scholarship programmes. She also observed that EU is eager to work closely with the universities of Bangladesh for capacity building of higher educational institutions in Bangladesh. In this Regard, She sought assistance and cooperation from UGC to promote the opportunities in Bangladesh.
The Chairman of UGC underscored the need for academic co-operation between EU and Bangladeshi Higher Education Institutions to strengthen the skills and capacity of Bangladeshi students and teachers. Terming Erusmus as very good initiative, the UGC Chairman said it will work for the expansion of Erusmus programme in the country.
Professor Dr. Mohammad Yousuf Ali Mollah, Professor Dr. Dil Afroza Begum and Professor Dr. Md. Akhtar Hossain, Members of UGC; Dr. Md. Khaled, Secretary of UGC, among others, were present on the occasion.
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