The Colombo Plan Staff College (CPSC) was invited to participate in the 21st Convention and 39th Council Session of the Institution of Diploma Engineers Bangladesh and International Seminar on Build Skill Bangladesh held May 12 - 14, 2016 at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre (BICC) in Dhaka. The Acting Director General, Prof. Dr. G. Kulanthaivel, presented the paper "APACC for Accreditation and Certification of TVET Institutions" during the international seminar, upon request of IDEB.
The Honorable Sheik Hasina, Prime Minister of the Government of Bangladesh, inaugurated the three-day program as the Chief Guest. A total of 13 working sessions, including two national seminars, one technical lecture, and the 15th apex body meeting of SAARC Diploma Engineers' Forum were held during the three-day convention. Apart from SAARC countries, representatives from different countries, including Singapore, Australia, Philippines, USA and Middle East, attended the events.
The Institution of Diploma Engineers, Bangladesh (IDEB) is the largest professional organization in Bangladesh which was established on November 1970 and is dedicated for advancing the knowledge, understanding and practice of engineering sector. IDEB is an Honorary Member of CPSC.