UCEP Bangladesh celebrated ‘ World Youth Skills Day” today at its head office in Mirpur-2, Dhaka. The event was presided over by the UCEP Chairperson Ms. Parveen Mahmud FCA, where the Chief Guest was the Secretary of Technical and Madrasa Division, Ministry of Education, Mr. Md. Kamal Hossain, and special guests were Mr. Khaled Mamun Chowdhury Ndc, Director General, Department of Labour, Ministry of Labour and Employment, Mr. A. Q. Siddiqui, current member and former chairperson, UCEP Association and Mr. Shyamal Kanti Ghosh, member, UCEP Association. Mr. Md. Abdul Karim, Ph.D., Executive Director of UCEP Bangladesh and former Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister of Bangladesh delivered the welcome address of the event.
Chief Guest Mr. Md. Kamal Hossain said that there is no alternative to technical and vocational education and training to turn the country’s huge workforce into skilled human resources. He also mentioned that the activities of UCEP Bangladesh would help in achieving the country’s SDG goals.
The Chairperson of UCEP Bangladesh, Ms. Parveen Mahmud said that UCEP has been working relentlessly to enlighten the lives of underprivileged children of Bangladesh with education and life skills. She acknowledged the support of the government and showed her gratitude to its founder Mr. Cheyne. Mr. Md. Abdul Karim, Ph.D., Executive Director of UCEP Bangladesh mentioned that World Youth Skills Day is an opportunity for young people in Bangladesh to come together and face the challenges of a technically prosperous Bangladesh.
The program ended with a captivating cultural program performed by the students of UCEP Bangladesh.