Dhaka, Oct. 31 -- BRAC University has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Bangladesh Foreign Trade Institute (BFTI) for initiating academic courses on international trade and business at the university.

According to the MoU, the institutions will conduct joint educational courses like Post Graduate Diploma and Master's Certificate Programmes as well as Management Development Programmes.

Dr. Md. Jafar Uddin, chief executive officer (CEO) of BFTI, and Professor Dr. Vincent Chang, Vice-Chancellor of BRAC University, signed the MoU on behalf of the institutions on Sunday.

Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi, also the chairman of the BFTI, was present at the function as the chief guest, says a media release.

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