The British Council arranged a school visit for British High Commissioner to Bangladesh, HE Alison Blake. Burhani Bangladesh Steel Re-Rolling Mills (BSRM) School is a school sponsored by the BSRM which is a prominent steel manufacturing conglomerate based in Chittagong. It is one of the British Council’s partner schools for running reader development programme where the students are encouraged to read English story books through competitions. The school caters the children from underprivileged background. Under this programme, the British Council has already engaged around 5000 students from the Chittagong Hill Tracts.
Alison Blake, British High Commissioner to Bangladesh visited Burhani BSRM School on 18 October 2016. Burhani BSRM School is one of the partner schools for running reader development programme in Bangladesh where the simplified version of English story books are offered and the students are encouraged to read. The school caters the children from the underprivileged background.
The visit was short but very impactful. Children, teachers along with the Managing Director and the Head of Corporate Social Responsibility were there to welcome the guests. They gave a tour of the school, showcased the project with one of the classes and arranged a short cultural event.
Sabeen Aamir, Director, BSRM Group, Tehseen Zohair, Director, BSRM Group, Aamir Ali Hussain, Managing Director, BSRM Group, Ruhi Murshid Ahmed- Head of CSR, PR and Communication, Murtaza Hussain, Officer, Project Investment, BSRM Group, Sarwat Reza, Library Manager, British Council, Ishtiaque Mahbub, Head of Compliance and Finance, Examinations, British Council and Mashudul Alam, Library Coordinator, British Council were also present at the event.