The Germany Embassy, Dhaka and DAAD Bangladesh have jointly organized for the second time the German Alumni Night for former Bangladeshi students and researchers who pursued higher education in Germany. The first of this kind of event has taken place in 2018.
The German Ambassador H.E. Mr. Peter Fahrenholtz hosted this event at the German Embassy Dhaka on the 19th October 2019. The DAAD Bangladesh representative Ms. Rumana Kabir mentioned that the event is a very important one since it is an opportunity to meet with so many of German Alumni from Bangladesh who often hold key positions in society. The German Ambassador assured his support to promote academic exchange and scientific cooperation between the two countries and appreciated the great interest from Bangladeshi youth in higher education opportunities in Germany.
The purpose of this event was to celebrate the achievements of the successful alumni, to establish a network-platform for future ventures and to create a bond between the alumni and German institutions present in Bangladesh that goes beyond research.This initiative was highly appreciated by all participants. Therefore, regular meet ups and future projects are scheduled in the coming months and years to further leverage the fruitful academic exchange between the two countries and explore new opportunities.