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Update: 15 April, 2019 19:26 PM
Bhutan thankful to Bangladesh for providing opportunities to its students

Bhutan thankful to Bangladesh for providing opportunities to its students

Bhutanese Prime Minister Dr Lotay Tshering/UNB file photo

Bhutanese Prime Minister Dr Lotay Tshering has thanked the government of Bangladesh for providing opportunities for Bhutanese students to pursue higher education, especially in the field of medicine.

He said Bangladesh has made significant contributions towards the achievement of Bhutan’s health vision by providing slots for Bhutanese students in its government medical and dental colleges, according to a joint statement issued on Sunday night.

Dr Tshering left here on Monday morning wrapping up his four-day state visit. Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen, State Minister for Disaster Management and Relief Dr M Enamur Rahman and Foreign Secretary M Shahidul Haque saw him off at the airport.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina assured continued support of Bangladesh to further enhance cooperation with Bhutan in education and announced an additional five scholarships for Bhutanese students in government medical colleges in Bangladesh, taking the total number of reserved seats for Bhutanese medical students to 15, the joint statement mentioned, according to UNB report.

Referring to the shortage of medical specialists in Bhutan, the Bhutanese Prime Minister expressed his country’s strong interest to recruit specialists from Bangladesh to work in government hospitals in Bhutan.

Recognising Bhutan’s need, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina agreed to facilitate the recruitment of medical specialists from Bangladesh.

Tshering expressed gratitude to the Prime Minister, the government and the people of Bangladesh for the generous donation of essential medicines to the Bhutan Health Trust Fund.

সম্পাদক : ইমদাদুল হক মিলন,
নির্বাহী সম্পাদক : মোস্তফা কামাল,
ইস্ট ওয়েস্ট মিডিয়া গ্রুপ লিমিটেডের পক্ষে ময়নাল হোসেন চৌধুরী কর্তৃক প্লট-৩৭১/এ, ব্লক-ডি, বসুন্ধরা, বারিধারা থেকে প্রকাশিত এবং প্লট-সি/৫২, ব্লক-কে, বসুন্ধরা, খিলক্ষেত, বাড্ডা, ঢাকা-১২২৯ থেকে মুদ্রিত।
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