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Indian HC to celebrate ITEC Day today

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City Desk :
The Indian High Commission (HC) in Dhaka will celebrate the Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC) Day in the city today (March 16).
Railways Minister Nurul Islam Sujon will attend the programme to be held at the main auditorium of IDEB Bhavan in the capital's Kakrail Road from 4.30pm to 6.30pm as the chief guest.
The High Commissioner of India in Dhaka Riva Ganguly Das would also be present on the occasion.
The ITEC programme was instituted in 1964 as part of India's Development Assistance Programme within the framework of the Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation and the South-South cooperative strategy, offering developing countries the benefit of India's development experience and appropriate technologies.
Every year more than 10,000 training slots are offered to 161 partner countries for training courses in various areas like Accounts, Audit, Management, SME, Rural Development and Parliamentary Affairs.
Over 3800 young Bangladeshi professionals have undergone such specialized short and medium term courses in India under the ITEC programme since 2007.
Around 300 ITEC alumni from all walks of life, besides distinguished guests, are expected to attend the ITEC Day.
A short cultural programme will also be presented on the occasion.

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