COMMONWEALTH SECRETARY GENERAL PRAISES SHEIKH HASINA


COMMONWEALTH SECRETARY GENERAL PRAISES SHEIKH HASINA FOR THE RAPID DEVELOPMENT IN HEALTH SECTOR AND WOMEN EMPOWERMENT OF BANGLADESH

Commonwealth GSThe Commonwealth is going to undertake a new agenda for the development of education for girl child and woman.

Commonwealth Secretary General Kamalesh Sharma said this when he paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her hotel suite in New York on Wednesday afternoon.

After the meeting, PM’s Press Secretary AKM Shamim Chowdhury briefed reporters.

He said Kamalesh Sharma apprised the Prime Minister of the policy and programmes of the Commonwelath.

The Commonwealth secretary general also informed Sheikh Hasina about tomorrow’s CHOGM meeting at the UN headquarters.

Highlighting government’s steps for the development of education, the Prime Minister said Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman nationalized country’s primary education and the services of the teachers soon after the independence. She said the government has made girl’s education free up to higher secondary level.

It may be mentioned that the Commonwealth Secretary General will visit Bangladesh in December next.

Foreign Minister A H Mahmood Ali, PM’s Principal Secretary Abdus Sobhan Sikdar and PMO Secretary Abul Kalam Azad were present.

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SEPTEMBER 25, 2014

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