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BD takes revolutionary reforms in skill dev

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Executive Chairman of the National Skills Development Authority (NSDA) Md Faruque Hossain said Bangladesh has taken revolutionary reforms in restructuring skills development activities and the country has recently became the member of 'WorldSkills Asia'.
"Skills development is an emergency issue for Bangladesh to achieve its visions and to increase valuable foreign currency earnings in any form like export earnings and remittance," he said this on Monday while speaking on skills development in Bangladesh in the general assembly in Malaysia, said a press release in Dhaka on Tuesday.
The 'WorldSkills Asia General Assembly' has adopted Bangladesh as the new member at a function held at Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia.
The other two countries Philippines and Brunei have also become members of 'WorldSkills Asia' in the said general assembly.
Abu Dhabi based skill association 'WorldSkills Asia' has 15 members including the new three countries. Official delegates and technical delegates of the member countries attended the general assembly.
The Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) system in Malaysia, skill training on electrical installation, automobile technology and coming WSA competition in 2020 were discussed in the assembly.

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