Bangladesh HC in London awards Bangladeshi-British students

11 April, 2019 12:00 AM printer

Bangladesh High Commission in London has awarded 86 Bangladeshi-British students who achieved highest grades in the UK’s GCSE and A levels examinations in 2018, reports UNB.

Many of these students are now studying in UK’s top colleges and universities including Oxford, Cambridge, London School of Economics and Imperial College, said the High Commission on Wednesday.

Acclaimed highly by the Bangladeshi-British Community, the “Bangladesh High Commission Outstanding Education Achievement Award-2018” was hosted by Bangladesh High Commissioner to the UK, Saida Muna Tasneem on Tuesday at the event in central London with Bangladesh Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal, MP, as the chief guest.

The Finance Minister highlighted Bangladesh’s phenomenal growth rate of over 8 percent attained under the dynamic leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and projections of different International Financial Institutions and think tanks including the World Economic Forum about Bangladesh’s growth momentum that is expected to push Bangladesh amongst world’s top 30 economies within the next one and half decade.

He praised the contributions of the Bangladeshi Diaspora living in the UK and called upon the young Bangladeshi-British talents who were awarded to strengthen their ties with their roots in Bangladesh and be a part of Bangladesh’s prosperity transformation.