First-ever nursing post-graduation ceremony held | 2018-06-26 |

First-ever nursing post-graduation ceremony held

Staff Correspondent     26 June, 2018 12:00 AM printer

First-ever nursing
ceremony held

State Minister for Health and Family Welfare Zahid Maleque presents a student with a certificate at the first graduation ceremony of National Institute of Advanced Nursing Education and Research in the city’s Mugda area on Monday. Saber Hossain Chowdhury, MP, was present on the occasion. – SUN PHOTO

The country’s first ever nursing post-graduation ceremony was held at the newly established ‘National Institute of Advanced Nursing Education and Research (NIANER)’ at the capital’s Mugda area on Monday.

A total number of 36 MSc nursing students have successfully completed their post-graduation courses from NIANER on six major subjects.

State Minister of Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Zahid Maleque was present as chief guest while the Chairman of Parliamentary Standing Committee of Ministry of Jute and Textiles Saber Hossain Chowdhury MP was present as special guest in the event.

Speaking at the programme, Zahid Maleque, expressed his gratitude to the Korean Government for their tremendous support to establish this wonderful post graduate nursing institute and nicely manage to operate this advanced level institution in Bangladesh.

Saber Hossain Chowdhury also thanked to the Korean Government and emphasized to maintain the quality of education and produce the next generation’s nursing leader from this institution. As an elected local leader of Mugdapara, he ensured all kind of cooperation for NIANER improvement.

Bae Jin-Hyeon, Deputy Country Director of KOICA expressed his heartfelt thanks to Bangladesh Government for continuous support in making the project increasingly successful. He hopes that this institution will be able to produce skilled manpower in nursing sector to meet the local demands and also ensure decent jobs at home and abroad.

Among the others, DG of Directorate General of Nursing and Midwifery (DGNM), Pro-Vice Chancellor of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU), Registrar of Bangladesh Nursing and Midwifery Council (BNMC), Deputy Country Director of Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) and Director of NIANER were also present to be an evidence of this historical moment for Bangladesh.