Sunday 09 March 2014

IELTS, a popular English assessment test all over the world, has reached its 25-year milestone this year. The British Council Bangladesh celebrated the 25th year of IELTS on 9 March 2014 at Ruposhi Bangla Hotel, Ballroom. 

Sanjiv Malhotra, acting Country Director of the British Council Bangladesh; Steve Adams, Director of Examinations Services, South Asia; Deep Adhikari, Director of Examinations Services, the British Council Bangladesh, along with other internal stakeholders, were present at the celebration. The media, student engagement agencies and coaching centres that work closely with British Council Exams Services were invited to the event. Deep Adhikari took questions from the audience at the end of the event, a cake was cut and the official logo for IELTS 25 was launched.

Through this celebration, the British Council raised public awareness of IELTS with the help of the press and media and portrayed the significant role that IELTS has been playing in education and career prospects, and how the British Council has partnered successfully with Cambridge English to achieve this success.

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