Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid laid paramount importance on infusing moral values into the students to groom themselves as perfect human-beings aiming to build an economically prosperous country.
“It is urgent to prepare curriculum with incorporating ICT into it to make the students efficient workforce,” he told on Wednesday (14th March) the convocation of a private University here, an official release said.
Chairman of University Grants Commission (UGC) Prof Abdul Mannan, Vice Chancellor of Northern University, Bangladesh Prof Dr Anwar Hossain and Chairman of Bangladesh Board of Trustee Prof Dr Abu Yusuf Md Abdullah, teachers and members of trustee board, among others, addressed the convocation.
Nahid 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.”
He urged the authorities concerned to ensure congenial academic atmosphere at all educational institutions to make those free from all sorts of terror activities.
“Both public and private universities should be centre of excellence for practicing of new knowledge…Without ensuring good academic atmosphere, it is not possible for improving quality of tertiary education,” he added.
The government has expanded the opportunity of higher education across the country to all students, he said adding, “Students are easily receiving higher education as we have expanded facilities for higher education up to the upazila level.”