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'No alternative to quality education for overall development'

News Desk Campus 2022-03-06, 5:37pm

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Secretary of the Ministry of Education Md Abu Bakar Siddique has said there is no alternative to quality and practical education.



Secretary of the Ministry of Education Md Abu Bakar Siddique has said there is no alternative to quality and practical education for attaining overall development of the country.
"It will be easy for the country to achieve the desired progress if it can build a knowledge-based society through the spread of effective and up-to-date education," he said.
The education secretary said this while inaugurating the newly constructed examination hall of Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur (BRUR) on its campus in the city Sunday.
He expressed satisfaction over the steps taken by Vice-chancellor of BRUR Professor Dr. Md. Hasibur Rashid to get rid of the session jams in the
shortest time in the university.
The education secretary also lauded the BRUR authorities for conducting online classes and examinations during the Covid-19 pandemic holidays.
"I hope that such vibrant educational activities in the university will continue in the days to come," he said.
He mentioned that the government would continue its support for all developmental activities for the smooth running of the academic and administrative activities of the university.
Vice-chancellor of BRUR Professor Dr. Md. Hasibur Rashid, its Pro Vice-chancellor Professor Dr. Sarifa Salwa Dina, Deputy Commissioner Md. Asib Ahsan and Proctor of the University, Student Adviser, Deans of different faculties and Directors of different departments, teachers-students and officials-staff were present on the occasion.
During his visit to the university, the education secretary paid homage to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman by placing wreaths at the mural of Bangabandhu on the campus.
He also visited the under construction buildings of Sheikh Hasina Female Students' Hall, Dr. Wazed Research and Training Institute and the Independence Monument on the campus.
Later, the education secretary exchanged views at the conference room of the administrative building with the planning and development stakeholders of
the university on the works to be done in infrastructure development.
On the occasion, the Vice-chancellor presented various development action plans for the education system and physical infrastructure of the university.