Govt committed to expand education in CHT region: Bir Bahadur


BANDARBAN, Jan 31, 2020 (BSS) – CHT Affairs Minister Bir Bahadur Ushwe Sing today said the government is firmly committed to expand education in Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) region.

“We are working to provide education facilities to hard-to-reach areas
through setting up educational institutions for building a happy and
prosperous country,” he told at the inaugural function of newly constructed building of Kumaripara Madrasa and Orphanage in Lama upazila of the district.

Bir Bahadur said despite a number of challenges, Bangladesh has some
remarkable and praiseworthy achievements in the education sector, an official release said.

“Distribution of free textbooks among the students of primary and
secondary levels, increased enrolment rate and eradicating gender inequality in primary and secondary education have already been acknowledged in different international forums,” he added.

The minister laid emphasis on taking a single programme through making better coordination of all development programmes to improve the standard of education at the secondary level.