Kabir Humayun: The Netherlands government will provide Euro 11 million for capacity building in Bangladesh for scholarships and other capacity building assistances during the next five years (2018-2022).
Nuffic, the Dutch organisation for internationalisation in education, confirmed it to Bangladesh Ambassador to the Netherlands Sheikh Mohammed Belal, said the Embassy yesterday, reports UNB.
The existing academic collaboration between Bangladesh and the Netherlands is set to get a boost and diversified following some changes in the Nuffic’s new program, it said.
Nuffic is the Dutch government agency responsible for internationalization of education through scholarships, trainings in the Netherlands and capacity development projects in the recipient countries.
At the meeting with the Nuffic’s Manager for Global Development, Ambassador Belal sought sustained Dutch knowledge and expertise-based support for Bangladesh’s institutional capacity building and human resources development for the implementation of Bangladesh Delta Plan 2100.
Bangladesh Ambassador sought more focused assistance in imparting capacity building for better prepare Bangladesh from challenges of climate changes.
The Netherlands is increasingly becoming a destination for higher studies for students from Bangladesh.
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