The government will appoint 30,000 more teachers to primary schools across Bangladesh.
State Minister for Primary and Mass Education Zakir Hossain gave the information at the inauguration of a pilot programme for online transfer applications in Gazipur's Kaliakair on Wednesday, reports bdnews24.com.
"The ministry will complete the ongoing recruitment process of 45,000 assistant teachers at the earliest and start the process of recruiting 30,000 more teachers,” the state minister said.
"The future of Bangladesh depends on primary school teachers. Everyone should strive for its development so that it can become a knowledge-based country."
Bangladesh has more than 350,000 teachers in over 65,000 government primary schools.