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USA Embassy delegation meets UGC

Metro Desk

7 January, 2021 12:00 AM printer

A three-member delegation from Embassy of the United States of America (Public Affairs Section) held a meeting with University Grants Commission (UGC) of Bangladesh at the latter’s office in the city on Wednesday.

Professor Dr Md Sazzad Hossain, Professor Dr Muhammed Alamgir, Professor Dr Biswajit Chanda and Professor Dr Md Abu Taher, Members of UGC, Khadija Mahamud, Cultural Affairs Officer and Raihana Sultana, Cultural Affairs Specilist, Academic Exchange Programmes, Embassy of United States of America, were present at the event. 

Public Affairs Section of Embassy of United States of America intends to sign a memorandum of understanding with UGC regarding higher education and research.

Establishing collaboration for academic research, linkage between universities of Bangladesh and USA, imparting training programme for young university teachers, providing online assement for tertiary level education and disseminating information for providing fulbright scholarship/fellowship through UGC came up in the discussion.