A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) Bangladesh and Bangladesh Technical Education Board (BTEB) for supporting and collaborating with each other.
The virtual signing ceremony took place on 3 May, says a press release.
Dr. Dipu Moni, Honourable Minister, Ministry of Education, Mohibul Hassan Chowdhoury, Honourable Deputy Minister, Ministry of Education and Md. Aminul Islam Khan, Secretary, Technical and Madrasha Education Division (TMED), Ministry of Education graced the signing ceremony with their kind presence.
Along with them, Md. Helal Uddin, NDC, Directorate General, Directorate of Technical Education (DTE), Dr. Md. Morad Hossain Mollah, Chairman, Bangladesh Technical Education Board (BTEB), Stuart Dunlop, Regional Director, ACCA Middle East & South Asia, Nilusha Ranasinghe, Head of ACCA South Asia, Zarif Ludin, Head of ACCA Market Partnerships and other respected government high officials were also present there and shared their appreciation notes.
Prawma Tapashi Khan, ACCA, Education Manager, ACCA Bangladesh shared a presentation on the collaboration opportunities, scopes of work and standardization process between ACCA and BTEB. Dr. Indrani Dhar from BTEB was the host of the ceremony.
The MoU denotes that ACCA will work as an International Professional Development partner for BTEB in different initiatives through mutual understanding to support the skill development agenda.
Besides, ACCA will collaborate with NTVQF to create an accountancy sector within the scope and standardization process. ACCA will also assist BTEB to update and modernise the HSC (BM) accounting syllabus by embedding their internationally recognised syllabus. This will open a door for the BTEB students to pursue the Certified Accounting Technician (CAT) and ACCA with exemptions to build a successful career in accounting and finance. Further development through joint initiatives will be taken as well.
ACCA will also support the large student base of BTEB with the current industry knowledge, capacity building, knowledge dissemination and international standard resources. From ACCA Bangladesh, Senior Business Development Manager (Learning) Shah Waliul Manzoor, Senior Business Development Manager (EMA) Md. Shafaat Ali Choyon, Marketing Manager Abdullah Al Hasan and Business Services & Compliance Manager GM Rashed were present.