Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni has commented that BUTEX has direct and indirect contribution to the development of Bangladesh's ready-made garment industry.
She made this comment while speaking as the chief guest at a programme organized on the occasion of ISO and Bangladesh Accreditation Board certification of Textile Testing and Consultation Service or TTCS Lab of Bangladesh Textile University (BUTEX) at Tezgaon in the capital on Tuesday.
The former students of BUTEX who have attained the CIP rank of Govt were felicitated at the programme held at BUTEX auditorium.
The Education Minister said, ''BUTEX will directly and indirectly contribute to the export of ready-made garments worth 100 billion dollars by 2026 as announced by the Prime Minister. BUTEX engineers continue to play an important role in empowering women.''
She said, ''Educational institutions are like mothers. Those who are contributing to the progress of the country by taking education from institutions should also have compassion for that institutions.''
She also assured the full cooperation of the government to conduct the education and research activities of BUTEX properly.
Textile University Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr Shah Alimuzzaman presided over the event where Engineer Mozaffar Hossain MP was present as the guest of honor.
BTMA President Mohammad Ali Khokon, BKMEA Executive President Mohammad Hatem, ITET President Engineer Shafiqur Rahman, IEB (Textile Division) President Engineer Mohammad Asad Hossain were present as special guests at the ptogramme.