Bangladesh urged to open up market to foreign institutions
“This is good for the young people and good for the country,” he said, while speaking at a recent seminar on governance and development in Dhaka before concluding his two-day visit. “That is why one of the things I shall be discussing with my counterparts on this visit is the possibility of opening the local education market to greater competition,” he said.
Economist Ahsan H Mansur, executive director of the Policy Research Institute of Bangladesh, also urged the government to open up the market. “There is an excellent education system [in the UK] and some of the universities can also think of having campuses in Bangladesh. Bangladesh also has some restrictions on opening foreign campuses … We should open up. Our students are going to Malaysia to study in those universities. We can keep them here.”
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