Bangabandhu nationalized pry education: Iqbal Sobhan


PV Desk : Prime Minister’s Media Adviser Iqbal Sobhan Chowdhury yesterday said Father of Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and his daughter Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina had nationalized primary education in the country.

“After the Liberation War, Bangabandhu nationalized 37,000 primary schools side by side with absorbing more than one lakh teachers in government service,” he told a discussion at Jatiya Press Club VIP lounge here, said a press release.

Bangladesh Primary School Assistant Teachers’ Association organized the discussion on “Bangabandhu and Primary Education” marking the Mourning Day. Iqbal Sobhan said if Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was not assassinated, the country’s education system would have developed further.