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GP, BUP sign MoU to drive collaborative learning

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Thursday 12 July, 2018 09:17:01 pm

GP, BUP sign MoU to drive collaborative learning

Officials of Grameenphone and BUP sign MoU on Thursday. Photo: UNB

Dhaka, July 12 (UNB)- Grameenphone, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Bangladesh University of Professionals (BUP), to bridge the gap between Industry and Academia and drive a series of initiatives in digital innovation on Thursday.

Syed Tanvir Husain, Chief Human Resources Officer of Grameenphone, and Brigadier General Abul Kashem Md Ibrahim, Ndc, Afwc, Psc, Registrar of BUP, signed the MoU on behalf of their organisations at a ceremony in BUP. 

The partnership will facilitate faculty members and students of BUP to get first-hand experience in digital innovation. They will get the opportunity to learn about practical and global standard product-service development endeavors being conducted by Grameenphone in various areas, including IoT-M2M, Cloud, Smart Services, Digital Services. These learning’s can serve as advanced learning and research opportunities.

Speaking on the occasion, Michael Foley, CEO of Grameenphone said “Bangladesh needs innovation and skilled manpower to overcome the challenges of the fourth industrial revolution.This collaboration would be beneficial for both sides and would greatly enhance innovation through knowledge exchange and drive the Digital Transformation of Bangladesh.”

Major General Md Emdad-Ul-Bari, ndc, psc, Vice Chancellor of BUP; Michael Foley, Chief Executive Officer, and Mahmud Hossain, Chief Corporate Affairs Officer of Grameenphone were also present in the programme.