Prime Minister gave Gold Medal to 233 students
A total of 233 students of different universities have received the Prime Minister Gold Medal for their brilliant academic success in 2013 and 2014.
UGC introduced the award in 2005 for encouraging the students
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina handed over the awards under the auspices of University Grants Commission (UGC) at her office on Wednesday morning.
Sheikh Hasina said: “Spending on education sector is the biggest investment to build the nation and attain the capability to have a place in this competitive world.”
“I don’t think expenditure on the education sector as expenditure at all, I think this is investment, the biggest investment which will build the nation,” she said.
The premier also said the world is moving very fast and getting more competitive every day. “We’ll also have to move fast to cope with the pace.”
She also mentioned that new technologies are being invented every day and children will have to adapt to those accordingly.
UGC introduced the award in 2005 for encouraging the students to make brilliant results.