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Producing ICT-skilled human resources stressed

RANGPUR, March 15, 2017 (BSS) - Vice-Chancellor of Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur (BRUR) Professor Dr AKM Nurun Nabi on Tuesday underlined the importance of producing skilled human resources on Information and Communication Technology (ICT).

"Bangladesh has been advancing successfully in the field of technologies in various ways, already achieved epoch-making successes in building a middle income nation and gained global recognition toward the direction," he said.

Professor Nabi said this while presiding over the prize-distribution ceremony of the National High School Programming Contest- 2017 held on Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur (BRUR) campus here yesterday.

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering of Begum Rokeya University organised the contest for the third consecutive year with participation of hundreds of the high school level students.

Mayor of Rangpur Sarfuddin Ahmed Jhantu attended the ceremony as the chief guest and distributed medals among winners of the contests.

President of Begum Rokeya University Teachers' Association Dr Abu Saleh Mohammad Wadudur Rahman, its General Secretary Golam Rabbani, Additional Police Super Saifur Rahman, teachers of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering Mohammad Samsuzzaman and Abul Kalam Azad, addressed among others.

lauding government efforts for spreading ICT-based education, Professor Nabi called upon the young generations to go ahead in the field of ICT-based technologies to contribute their own in building the digital Bangladesh.

Mayor Jhantu appreciated the tremendous successes already achieved in different fields and said the present government had also been distributing books free of cost, computers and laptops among the school students for developing the technological sector.