Monday, 23 May, 2022
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National Training Day today

The 26th National Training Day and 41st founding anniversary of Bangladesh Society for Training and Development (BSTD) will be observed through various programmes in the country today, reports BSS.

On the eve of the day, President M Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina issued separate messages wishing all success of the day’s programmes.

“To expedite the socio-economic development of a country, skilled, experienced, professional, service-oriented and industrious workforce is essential,” President M Abdul Hamid said in a message on Saturday.

Along with institutional education, there is no alternative to profession based improvement and modern trainings to create skilled human resources, he added.

In her message, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said realizing the importance of training, her government has taken various development and reform programmes for the training sector.

“Budget allocation for training sector has been increased. Priority has been given to infrastructural development of the training centers,” she said, adding that course duration of the foundation training for the cadre service officers was extended to six months from four months.