The 28th National Training Day will be observed in the country today.
On the eve of the day, President Mohammed Shahabuddin and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina issued sep-arate messages wishing all success of the day’s programs.
“To expedite the socio-economic development of a country, skilled, experienced, professional, service-oriented and industrious workforce is essential,” said the President in a message.
Along with institutional education, there is no alternative to profession-based improvement and modern trainings to create skilled human resources, he added.
He said Bangladesh Society for Training and Development (BSTD) has been working over the last four decades for development of human resources through research and training.
The President hoped that BSTD would continue its efforts to develop skilled manpower in the country.
In her message, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said realizing the importance of training; her government has taken various development and reform programs for the training sector. The government has at-tached priority to training as part of its public administration policy, she said, adding that foundation training for cadre officials has been increased to six months from four months.