March 1, 2024, 8:46 pm

Diplomatic Correspondent

2023-03-22 03:13:50 BdST

Australia provides support for creating skilled, inclusive workforce in Bangladesh

UCEP Bangladesh launched the QuEST-II project at its headquarters in Dhaka on March 20 aiming to create a skilled and inclusive workforce that will support the socio-economic development of Bangladesh.

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) of Australia has provided financial support for the project, said the UCEP.

Australian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Jeremy Bruer was the Chief Guest at the launching ceremony. Khaled Mamun Chowdhury, Director General, Department of Labor was present as a special guest.

Mohammad Alauddin, Chairperson of UCEP Bangladesh, presided over the event and Md Abdul Karim, Executive Director of UCEP Bangladesh, gave the welcome address.

He expressed his gratitude to DFAT for its investment in the project, which will enable UCEP to serve as a model for skills workforce development and empower underprivileged children and youth.

The High Commissioner praised UCEP Bangladesh for its significant contribution to technical and vocational education and training in the country and its dedication to improving the lives of underprivileged children and youth, including females and individuals with disabilities.

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