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Publish : 12 Mar, 2014 00:00:00
Bangladesh IT Talent Contest 2014 concludes
Bangladesh IT Talent Contest 2014 concludes
A winner of Bangladesh IT Talent Contest 2014 receiving award from Expatriates' Welfare and Overseas Employment Minister Engr Khandker Mosharraf Hossain in the city on Tuesday.


Expatriates' Welfare and Overseas Employment Minister Engr Khandker Mosharraf Hossain said training institutes will be set up in every upazila of the country to develop people as skilled manpower and prepare themselves for the global job market.

Meanwhile, a total of 78 training institutes have already been set up in district levels, he said.

The minister was addressing as the chief guest at the award giving ceremony of Bangladesh IT Talent Contest 2014 in the city on Tuesday, said a press statement.

Chairman of Daffodil Group and former president of DCCI Sabur Khan, Representative of JICA Tsuyoshi Kano and Minister of Japanese Embassy in Dhaka Hiroyuki Minami were present on the occasion as special guests.

Executive Director of Daffodil Institute of IT (DIIT) Mohammad Nuruzzaman presided over the programme.

Managing Director of Bangla Business Partners, Japan Taro Okazaki, Director of DIIT Rathindra Nath Das and Head of Department of Software Engineering of Daffodil International University Dr Touhid Bhuiyan were also present on the occasion.

Md Sabur Khan said every year a total of 2.0 million graduates are passing out from different public and private universities of the country, but all of them are not properly employed. Bangladesh has lots of talented and skilled manpower, such type of contest will create immense opportunity for Bangladeshi people to get job opportunity in global market.

He said if our people could achieve the confidence level of Japanese employers, this will help to increase the job opportunity in other developed countries.

Bangla Business Partner, Japan in association with DIIT arranged the contest.