Indian High Commission observes ITEC Day

BSS, Dhaka :
The High Commission of India in Dhaka hosted a reception to celebrate the 55th Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC) Day on Thursday at the high commission office in the city.
Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud graced the occasion as the chief guest, said an Indian High Commission press release here.
Speaking on the occasion, High Commissioner Riva Ganguly Das underscored the importance of such programmes in strengthening the capacity of officials of Bangladesh working in various ministries and departments.
Such programmes will further enhance the already excellent bilateral cooperation that exists between the two countries, she said.
The ITEC, a flagship programme of the government of India, was instituted in 1964 as part of India’s Development Assistance Programme within the framework of the Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation offering developing countries the benefits of India’s development experience and appropriate technologies, the release said.