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UNICEF, UGC ink LoU to foster curriculum, research

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Campus Desk :
University Grants Commission (UGC) signed a letter of understanding (LoU) with United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) to foster Communication for Development (C4D) capacity of academic institutions in Bangladesh in the area of curriculum and research works.
UGC Chairman Prof Abdul Mannan and UNICEF Bangladesh Representative Edouard Beigbeder signed the LoU at a simple function at UGC Bhaban at the Agargaon area here on behalf of their respective organizations recently, reports BSS.
UGC members Prof Mohammad Yousuf Ali Mollah, Prof Dil Afroza Begum and Prof Md Akhtar Hossain and UNICEF Bangladesh Social Policy Specialist Hasina Begum, among others, were present.
Beigbeder said UNICEF Bangladesh is willing to work with UGC for developing curriculum on (C4D) at tertiary level education of Bangladesh.
Prof Abdul Mannan said C4D is very essential for socio-economic development of Bangladesh.
He hoped the initiative would play a significant role for qualitative development of higher education in Bangladesh.

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