The High Commission of India will celebrate Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC) Programme and Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) Day on 19th March, 2018 at the main Auditorium of the National Museum, Shahbagh.
Mohammed Nasim, Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, will be present at the occasion as the Chief Guest, said a press release by Indian HC.
The ITEC Programme was instituted in 1964 as part of India’s Development Assistance Programme within the framework of the Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation and the South-South cooperative strategy, offering developing countries the benefit of India’s development experience and appropriate technologies.
Over 3500 young Bangladeshi professionals have undergone such specialized short and medium term courses in India under the ITEC programme since 2007, said the release.
Around 700 ITEC and ICCR alumni from all walks of life, besides distinguished guests, are expected to attend the ITEC & ICCR Day on March 19, 2018. A short cultural program will also be presented on the occasion by ICCR alumni.