HSC results acceptable, good: PM
Published : Thursday, 18 July, 2019 at 12:00 AM Count : 910
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday termed the results of this year's HSC and equivalent examinations sufficiently good and acceptable.
She came up with the remark after receiving the HSC and equivalent results from Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni at her official residence Ganobhaban in the capital.
The Prime Minister congratulated the successful candidates and told the unsuccessful examinees not to be disheartened.
"You'll get the chance next time. We've formed a policy if any student fails any subject, he or she will get a scope of sitting for that particular subject," she said.
The Prime Minister congratulated and thanked all concerned, including teachers and officials, for publishing the results before the stipulated time.
Deputy Minister for Education Barrister Mohibul Hassan Chowdhury Nowfel was also present while Principal Secretary Md Nojibur Rahman conducted the programme.
Describing education as the key to building a developed and prosperous nation free from hunger and poverty, the Prime Minister said her government has taken various steps so that the students to be attentive towards education.
"So I think that why the students will fail," she said.
Sheikh Hasina said an educated nation can build a developed, prosperous, poverty and hunger-free country.
Referring to better performance of the girls than the boys in this year's HSC and equivalent exams, the Prime Minister said the boys will have to do good results to bring gender equality.
"The issue of gender equality is well-known in the entire world. So the pass rate of male students will have to be increased to bring gender equality," she said.