4 marine academies to be launched this year

Dhaka, Wednesday   08 April 2020


4 marine academies to be launched this year

 Education Desk daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 11:06 PM, 29 January 2020  

Photo: Collected

Photo: Collected

Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni on Wednesday said academic activities will begin this year in four new marine academies – Barisal, Sylhet, Rangpur, and Pabna.

The minister said this while speaking at the graduation parade ceremony of the 54th batch of Bangladesh Marine Academy titled-‘Mujib Centenary Graduation Ceremony’ in Chattogram on Wednesday, an official press release said.

State Minister for Shipping Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury and Deputy Education
Minister Mahibul Hasan Chowdhury Nawfel attended the ceremony as the special

Dipu Moni said the country is advancing in all areas including the maritime sector and academic programs have been expanded in some districts of the country.

She said it is important to create a skilled workforce by giving quality education to build a middle-income country by 2021 and developing one by 2041.

A total of 104 cadets of Nautical Science and Marine Engineering departments were awarded the degree through the ceremony.

Later, the education minister distributed prizes among the cadets.