Thursday, November 30, 2023

Poor English downs projects

Finds planning ministry report on implementation of donor-funded schemes Guess what slows down the implementation of donor-funded projects in Bangladesh? Lack of money? No. It is the officials’ poor skill in communicating in English with foreign donors. This weakness has been identified in a report by the Implementation, Monitoring and

Use English as 2nd language officially

Suggest speakers at Hay Festival Dhaka Bangladeshi writing in English has mostly remained a step below the international standard, preventing the country’s rich culture and literature from reaching out to an international audience. The reason, litterateurs told an enthusiastic audience at the Hay Festival Dhaka, is that English has remained an alien language in the ... Read more