Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid on Thursday said the government has extended the opportunity of higher education across the country for all students.
"Students are easily receiving higher education as we have expanded facilities for higher education up to the upazila level," he said.
He came up with the statements while addressing at a function at Biyanibazar Govt. College in Sylhet yesterday.
The minister inaugurated the introduction of Master's course in Bangla, Economics and Political Science at the Biyanibazar Govt.College.
He said an appreciable progress has been made in the education sector over the past eight years as a result of sincere efforts of the government.
"Like primary and secondary education, tertiary education has been expanded significantly across the country. Now students are easily receiving higher education from their nearby educational institutions," Nahid added.
Representatives of local government bodies, officials, teachers and students, among others, were present at the function with principal of the college Prof Darkesh Chandra Nath in the chair.