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KOICA kicks off online fellowship programme

Staff Reporter, Dhaka
KOICA kicks off online fellowship programme

Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) on Monday started a 9-daylong Online Fellowship Programme titled ‘Strengthening and Building the Capacity of Roads and Highways Department (RHD) Officials’ focusing on road maintenance and management system issues, says a press release. 

According to the press release, this fellowship programme has been launched in 2019 with total beneficiaries of 36 officials aiming to promote roads maintenance and management system in Bangladesh. Through this online training, Republic of Korea’s will focus on its experience in road & transportation, engineering approach for highway safety and bridge design, construction & maintenance. Especially, Korea Expressway Corporation will organise virtual field visits to important sites and offices in Republic of Korea for better understanding of Korea’s strategies. Finally, officials will develop a Country Action Plan for Road Maintenance and Management System in Bangladesh in consultation with Korean experts. 
 

For the smooth implementation of the training, KOICA has provided learning devices such as Samsung Notebooks for better access to the online learning environment. 

Ms. Young-Ah Doh, county director of KOICA, said, “Transportation sector is the one of Korea’s development priority areas for Bangladesh. KOICA is set to finance 8.9 million US dollars from 2020 to 2023 to an upcoming project titled — Improving the Reliability and Safety in National Highway Corridors of Bangladesh by Introduction of ITS (Intelligent Transport System)” adding that through this comprehensive support from Republic of Korea Bangladesh can develop Road & Safety Masterplan along with establishment of effective road management system which will reduce time and accidents for much-needed improved road conditions in the country, the media release added.

HM

 

 

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