ADB expressed interest to initiate IT projects in few universities in Bangladesh for infrastructure development and producing IT graduates.
A-two member delegation from Asian Development Bank (ADB) led by Erik A. Bloom, Senior Social Sector Specialist, Human and Social Development Division, South Asia Department, ADB held a meeting with University Grants Commission (UGC) of Bangladesh at UGC Auditorium on February 7, 2018.
The delegation had a threadbare discussion with Professors Dr. Mohammad Yousuf Ali Mollah and Dr. Md. Akhtar Hossain, Members, UGC. Dr. Md. Khaled, Secretary, UGC was also present. Mohiuddin Alamgir, Consultant, ADB assisted Erik A. Bloom during the meeting.
During the meeting, Erik A. Bloom also expressed interest to modernize education and research in Agricultural Universities of Bangladesh. Professor Yousuf Ali Mollah, represented the Chairman of UGC, expressed the hope that the proposed projects will play a significant role for country’s human resource development in IT sector, as well as in agriculture.