Dhaka, Monday, October 23, 2017

LATEST NEWS

National : ** Sheikh Hasina National Youth Development Institute Act gets cabinet nod ** **Bangladesh gets priority among all of India's neighbours: Sushma ** Verdict in 6 Gaibandha war crimes case any day **   |   National : ** Syed Ashraf's wife no more ** President mourns death of Shila Islam ** PM mourns death of Syed Ashraf's wife **   |   International : Nigeria triple suicide attack kills 13: security sources ** Catalan parties discuss next move after Spain raises stakes** Typhoon leaves two dead after lashing Japan on election day    |   

PM lauds role of home economics education

DHAKA, March 20, 2017 (BSS)- Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said that the home economics education has been playing a direct role in achieving 10 targets of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) announced by the United Nations (UN).

In a message on the eve of the World Home Economics Day, the Premier said she is happy to know that Home Economics Association of Bangladesh is going to observe the day tomorrow (Tuesday) for the first time with the theme of "Home Economics education: ensuring education-health and sustainable life cycle is time-befitting".

"The International Federation for Home Economics (IFHE) observes 21st March every year as the World Home Economics Day," she said, adding that observance of the day in Bangladesh would flourish the home economics education here.

"I hope, the Home Economics education will act as one of the main driving forces for building "Sonar Bangla" as dreamt by Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman," the Prime Minister added.

She wished the success of all programmes of the day.