Former governor of Bangladesh Bank Dr. Atiur Rahman has proposed creation of a national innovation and research fund to encourage more young people to become entrepreneurs
He made the proposal while addressing a seminar organised for youths by World Linkup at the Senate Building of Rajshahai University on Saturday, says a statement.
Describing the youths as the main resources for building the future of Bangladesh, Atiur said both the government and the private sector should contribute to creating this fund.
He pleaded for building Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Laboratories in the universities to utilise this fund properly.
Eminent writer Hasan Azizul Haque was also present at the event apart from two pro-vice chancellors and other teachers of Rajshahi University.
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