Dhaka, 25 Sep, Abnews: University Grants Commission (UGC) of Bangladesh organized a briefing on 25 September 2017 for nine teachers of Bangladesh Textile University, who have been awarded Ph.D scholarship on textile education in Turkey. UGC arranged the programme on the eve of their pre-departure for Turkey at its auditorium. Earlier, Council of Higher Education, Turkey signed a Memorandum of Understanding with UGC to award 20 scholarships, 14 for textile education and six in agriculture for higher studies in reputed universities of Turkey.
Professor Abdul Mannan, Chairman, UGC presided over the meeting. Professor Dr. Mohammad Yousuf Ali Mollah, Member, UGC, Professor Dr. M. Shah Nowaz Ali, Member, UGC and Professor Engineer Mashud Ahmed, Vice-Chancellor, Bangladesh Textile University spoke on the occasion. High officials from UGC and Bangladesh Textile University were present.
In his speech, UGC Chairman termed the awardees of Ph.D Scholarship as precious asset of the country. He urged the teachers to utilize their talents for the improvement of textiles education and research and nation building activities of Bangladesh after returning from Turkey.
He also said that Turkey was the second largest textile exporting country of the world till Bangladesh took over this position. It has a rich expreience in textile industry. “We have a lot of things to learn from them,” he added. He wished the awardees a meaningful and happy stay in Turkey.