Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid has said young generation should be built as competent workforce to boost economic development in the country.
"The young generation must fulfil hopes and aspiration of people developing themselves as perfect human beings," he told a freshers' reception function at Dhaka College, an official release said on Saturday, reports BSS.
Acting Secretary of Technical and Madrasa Division Md Alamgir and Director General of Directorate of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Prof Dr SM Wadizzaman, among others, addressed the function with Principal of the college Prof Md Moazzem Hossain Mollah in the chair.
Nahid said standard of education is gradually increasing as the government has implemented massive programmes in the past eight years.
"We are offering special facilities for the meritorious teachers to improve their quality of education. As teachers are the main force for improving standard of education, we are also recruiting brilliant candidates for the teaching profession," he added..