Yeafesh for equal participation of men, women for success of young generation


Minister for Science and Technology Architect Yeafesh Osman has stressed equal participation from men and women for success of young generation, saying it would be meaningful if we can achieve it jointly, reports BSS.

“As people of all sections have been included in the idea of Digital Bangladesh and in performing all the tasks under it, that is why we are witnessing rapid implementation of this vision,” he said.

The minister said these while addressing national conference on “Skills and Future of Work at Bangabandhu International Conference Center (BICC) on Thursday. The conference was jointly organized by Unicef, Action Aid and a2i.

Presided over by ICT Division senior secretary N M Zeaul Alam, the conference was also addressed by State Minister for Labour and Employment Begum Monnujan Sufian, State Minister for ICT Division Zunaid Ahmed Palak and former chief coordinator for SDG affairs of Prime Minister’s Office and

Generation Unlimited in Bangladesh president Md Abul Kalam Azad, among others.

“We should not downplay any profession. We have to ensure employment alongside timely education in all the sectors. We would provide all kinds of support including getting loans for the entrepreneurs,” Begum Monnujan Sufian said.

State Minister for ICT Division Zunaid Ahmed Palak in his speech emphasized on e-learning in education, saying, “We need to introduce e- learning by coming out of the mold of traditional methods of education”.

Generation Unlimited in Bangladesh president Md Abul Kalam Azad stressed ensuring vocational course for all the students by 2021. “If we can send trained workers abroad, the remittance inflow will go up manifold, which will also brighten the image of Bangladesh in global arena,” he added.