22 May 2012, Dhaka. BRAC Learning Centre (BLC) has officially commenced its journey at Khalishpur in Khulna Metropolitan City this Tuesday. Mr Talukdar Abdul Khaleque, the city mayor, was invited as the chief guest of this grand event.
Md. Jamsher Ahammad Khandakar, Deputy Commissioner, was present as a special guest at the event chaired by Dr Mahbub Hossain, Executive Director, BRAC. The CFO of BRAC group Mr S N Kairy, Director of Communications Mr Asif Saleh, Assistant Director of the Construction and Maintenance Department Mr A I M Mansur, and the BLC in-charge Mr Mostafa Kamal were also present at the event.
During the inauguration speech, mayor Talukder said that, “This is not only going to play an important role in empowering our human resources, but also is going to result in the economic development of our society.”
Mr Mahbub Hossain said that, “We need everyone’s support and assistance in order to make this initiative a success.”
This happens to be BRAC’s 20th Learning Centre in the country, and the centre is fully equipped and specialised in training a total of 50 trainees altogether provided with their living arrangements.