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Signing of MoU between Bangladesh and Switzerland to develop skilled manpower

Bangladesh and Switzerland Sign MoU to Develop Skilled Manpower

Bangladesh and Switzerland on June 14, 2023 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enhance skill training capacity and knowledge sharing. The MoU was signed by Bangladesh’s Minister of Education Dr. Dipu Moni and Switzerland’s Ambassador to Bangladesh Markus Feldmann at a ceremony held at the Ministry of Education in Dhaka. Bangladesh and Switzerland have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enhance skill training capacity and knowledge sharing. The MoU was signed by Bangladesh’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr. AK Abdul Momen, and Switzerland’s State Secretary for Economic Affairs, Yves Rossier, in Dhaka on Wednesday.

The MoU aims to promote cooperation between the two countries in the areas of vocational education and training, technical education, and higher education. It also seeks to widen opportunities for Bangladesh to export skilled manpower, specifically from the medical and IT sectors, to Switzerland.

Under the MoU, Switzerland will provide technical assistance to Bangladesh in developing its skill training curriculum and infrastructure. It will also provide scholarships for Bangladeshi students to study in Switzerland. Bangladesh, on the other hand, will provide access to its labor market for Swiss companies.

The signing of the MoU is a significant step in strengthening the ties between Bangladesh and Switzerland. It is also a major boost for Bangladesh’s efforts to develop a skilled workforce that can meet the demands of the global economy.

The MoU aims to:

  • Develop skilled manpower in Bangladesh through training and capacity building programs.
  • Promote knowledge sharing and cooperation between the two countries in the field of technical and vocational education and training (TVET).
  • Facilitate the exchange of students, trainers, and experts between the two countries
  • The MoU is a significant step in strengthening the cooperation between Bangladesh and Switzerland in the field of TVET. It will help Bangladesh to develop a skilled workforce that is needed to meet the demands of the growing economy. The MoU will also help to promote knowledge sharing and cooperation between the two countries in the field of TVET.

Dr. AK Abdul Momen said that the MoU would help Bangladesh to achieve its goal of becoming a middle-income country by 2024. He said that the MoU would also help to create more employment opportunities for Bangladeshis.

Yves Rossier said that Switzerland was committed to supporting Bangladesh’s development. He said that Switzerland would provide technical assistance and training to Bangladesh to help it develop a skilled workforce.

The MoU is a win-win for both countries. It will help Bangladesh to develop a skilled workforce that is needed to meet the demands of the growing economy. It will also help to promote knowledge sharing and cooperation between the two countries in the field of TVET.

Benefits of the MoU for Bangladesh

The MoU between Bangladesh and Switzerland is expected to bring a number of benefits to Bangladesh, including:

  • Improved skill training capacity: Switzerland is a world leader in vocational education and training. The MoU will help Bangladesh to improve its own skill training capacity by providing access to Swiss expertise and resources.
  • Increased knowledge sharing: The MoU will also promote knowledge sharing between Bangladesh and Switzerland in the areas of vocational education and training. This will help Bangladesh to learn from Switzerland’s experience and best practices.
  • Wider opportunities for skilled Bangladeshis to work in Switzerland: The MoU will widen opportunities for Bangladeshis to work in Switzerland. This will help to boost the country’s economy and remittances.

The signing of the MoU between Bangladesh and Switzerland is a significant step in strengthening the ties between the two countries. It is also a major boost for Bangladesh’s efforts to develop a skilled workforce that can meet the demands of the global economy. The MoU is expected to bring a number of benefits to Bangladesh, including improved skill training capacity, increased knowledge sharing, and wider opportunities for skilled Bangladeshis to work in Switzerland.

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