First Batch Of CBIFT Passes Out
Thrust on technical education for boosting exports
CHITTAGONG, April 16: Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid said the present government laid emphasis on technical education rather than higher education to boost economic growth by expediting exports.
With this in view the education ministry has been working relentlessly to increase the number of students in technical education, said the Education Minister.
Within 2020 the tudents of technical education is expected to constitute 20 per cent of the total number of students of the country, he said.
Nahid was addressing the meeting as the chief guest held in Chittagong on the occasion of the 4th founding anniversary of Chittagong BGMEA Institute of Fashion and Technology (CBIFT) and passing out of the first batch.
A total of 26 students have already completed their graduation on Fashion and Technology who received their certificate from the Education Minister.
Presided over by Nasir Uddin Chowdhury, President of CBIFT and former Vice President of BGMEA, the programme was addressed by M Siddiqur Rahman, President of Detector body of CBIFT, Prof Dr Iftekhar Uddin Chowdhury, Vice Chancellor of Chittagong University, M Mozzafar Uddin Siddique, Founder Chairman of CBIFT and Moinudin Ahmed, present Vice President of CNGEA.