High Commissioner of India to Bangladesh Pranay Verma has said that higher education has emerged as a centrepiece of the deep rooted partnership with Bangladesh.
He remarked this while inaugurating Indian Higher Education Meet 2023 in Dhaka on Saturday (Mar 18).
Higher educational institutes from different parts of India participated in the event, said the High Commission of India on Saturday.
Verma also expressed his satisfaction that a large number of Indian students have been pursuing higher education in each other’s country.
He invited more students from Bangladesh to take advantage of India’s globally reputed higher education system and build new bridges of friendship and understanding among the youth of the two countries.
Minister of Education Dr. Dipu Moni recognised the important role of education in promoting greater understanding between India and Bangladesh and thanked Study in India for its initiative to organize the event in Dhaka.
The Study in India programme is a flagship project launched by the Ministry of Education, Government of India in 2018.
Since its inception, the Study in India programme has drawn students from over 150 countries, including Bangladesh.