A six-member delegation of the World Bank Pre-Appraisal Mission of the Proposed College Education Development Project led by Co-Task Team Leader Yoko Nagashima paid a courtesy call on UGC Chairman Professor Abdul Mannan at his office on Sunday.
The other members of the delegation were Pre-Appraisal Mission Co-Task Team Leader Yoko Nagashima, Co-Task Team Leader M Mokhlesur Rahman, Operations Analyst Karthika Radhakrishnan-Nair, Consultant-Lead Education Specialist Hena Mukherjee, Consultant Mukammad Asahabur Rahman and Consultant Tashmina Rahman, UGC officials said.
UGC member Professor Mohammad Mohabbat Khan, Professor Abul Hashem, Professor Md Akhtar Hossain, Professor Mohammad Yousuf Ali Mollah, Professor Dil Afroza Begum, UGC Secretary Dr M Khaled and high officials of UGC were present during the meeting.
They discussed various issues including establishment of quality assurance mechanism in colleges and the role of UGC in implementing government plan for affiliating government colleges with public universities.
Prof Mannan said UGC has already prepared a draft of 'Accreditation Council Act' and sent it to the ministry of education.