Education & Culture

Education Minister seeks media’s support to boost education

Published : 29 Mar 2023 08:58 PM

Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni on Tuesday sought the media's support in advancement of the country's education sector.

She sought this from journalists while addressing an iftar event organised by the Education Reporters Association, Bangladesh (ERAB) at a hotel in the capital as the chief guest.

The minister said, "Our education family is one of the partners in the progress of Bangladesh under the leadership of Bangabandhu's daughter."

She said, "We want our journalist friends to be with us at every stage of our progress in the education sector."

"We hope that journalists are alongside us and will be with us and they will be objective and positive in all cases," she continued.

ERAB President Mir Mohammad Jasim presided over the event which was moderated by its General Secretary Faruque Hossain.

University Grants Commission (UGC) members Prof Dr Muhammad Alamgir, Prof Dr Biswajit Chanda, National University Vice-Chancellor Prof Moshiur Rahman, North South University VC Prof Atiqul Islam, Samakal Editor Mozammel Hossain, National Press Club General Secretary Shyamal Dutta, Directorate of Secondary and Higher Education Director General Prof Nehal Ahmed, Dhaka Education Board Chairman Prof Tapan Kumar Sarkar, National Curriculum and Textbook Board Chairman Prof Farhadul Islam, Madrasah Education Board Chairman Prof Kaiser Ahmed also spoke, among others.

Apart from this, Dhaka University Professor Tofail Ahmed Chowdhury, Professor Dr Mizanur Rahman, UGC Director M Omar Faruk, Journalist Borhanul Haque Samrat, Advisor to the Board of Trustees of Southeast University ANM Meshkat Uddin, Member of the Board of Trustees of the University of Scholars, Abdul Hasib Siddique, Education Engineering Department chief engineer Delwar Hossain Majumdar, General Secretary of the shadinata Shikkok Parishad Principal Shahjahan Alam Saju were also present at the event.