The MoU will enable capacity development of future young water professionals from Bangladesh through tailor-made short courses, MSc and PhD programmes, including training courses on basin-wide water resources management. Also, joint action research will take place to identify innovative and practical solutions for water resources management in Bangladesh. Last, a collaboration regarding a proposed international training institute by the Water Resources Ministry for water resources development and management will start under this MoU.
During his visit to IHE Delft, Secretary Anwar, Ambassador Belal and members of Bangladesh delegation exchanged views with Bangladeshi students at the Institute. Bangladesh Ambassador to the Netherlands Sheikh Mohammed Belal joined the signing ceremony at IHE Delft while Director General of Bangladesh Water Development Board Engr Md Mahfuzur Rahman was, among others, present.
See also the article on the United News of Bangladesh website.