Training on textile, tourism begins in city
A three-day workshop and training programmes on 'Textile construction' and 'Hospitality and tourism' began at a city hotel yesterday with an aim to strengthen the national reforms in technical and vocational education and training.
British Council in association with three ministries -- education, textiles and jute ministry, and civil aviation and tourism ministries - has organised the programme at Dhaka Sheraton Hotel.
A total of 40 officials and employees of different ministries, directorates and concerned bodies will be trained up today and tomorrow.
On the eve of the training programme, a workshop was held where secretaries of the ministries, Bangladesh Technical Education Board chairman and top officials of different directorates took part.
A total of 20 officials of education ministry, directorate of technical education, BTEB, ministry of textile and jute, dept of textile, Dhaka Polytechnic Institute and Tangail Textile Institute will be trained on textile construction.
Besides, another 20 top officials of the ministry of civil and tourism, Bangladesh Parjatan Corporation, National Hotel and Tourism Institute, several renowned hotels and tourism companies will also be trained up on hospitality and tourism.
Two leading training experts from the UK -- Stephan John and Anthony (Tony) Robin Batchelor will share their experience with the trainees.