A two-day international education fair titled "Premier Bank 5th International Education Expo, 2019" ended at Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel in the capital on Saturday.
The Foreign Admission and Career Development Consultants Association of Bangladesh (FACD-CAB) organised the expo to promote participation of Bangladeshi students for higher education abroad.
Tofail Ahmed, a ruling party lawmaker and the chairman of parliamentary standing committee on food ministry inaugurated the event on Friday. M Reazul Karim, managing director and CEO of Premier Bank Limited was present at the inaugural ceremony as special guest.
Md Abdul Jabber Chowdhury, additional managing director; Mohammad Shamim Murshed, head of Retail Banking; Md Tareq Uddin, head of Brand Marketing and Public Relations were present at the inaugural ceremony on behalf of Premier Bank while Mustafizur Rahman, President, FACD-CAB was also present.
The fair was arranged to give students and jobseekers of the country the opportunity to talk personally and directly with the university representatives from around the world.
The officials and faculty members of the foreign universities provided insights on admission, on-spot scholarship, admission assessment and discounts on service charges before or after admission and visa applications to interested participants.
A total of 36 foreign admission and career development consultants of Bangladesh took part at the event, where university representatives from nearly 30 countries including Australia, USA, UK, Canada, China, Malaysia, Philippines, Nepal and Latvia attended.
As part of its commitment to ensure quality higher education for students in the country Premier Bank also provides a dedicated retail banking service. Titled Premier Bank Student File Service, the service provides customised banking solutions for the students going abroad seeking higher education.