On the occasion of certificate distribution ceremony of the trainees of 'partners in Learning', a programme signed by Bangladesh, Microsoft Bangladesh Limited Country Manager Feroz Mahmud said that Information and communication technology (ICT) is the best means to eliminate poverty. < ?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />
The Microsoft country manager urged the teachers and students to be equipped with modern technology so that they can face the challenge of the 21st century. ICT education is urgently needed to promote all sectors of the country, Firoz Mahmud said. Bangladesh is the 101st country, which signed the 'Partners in Learning' programme. Teachers as well as students will be benefited from the training and it will help create an IT-based new generation in the country. About ten thousand teachers will be given training under this programme across the country.