Project ID: 33960

China provides 50 scholarships for Bangladeshi students under MoU on cultural exchange

Summary

Funding agency [Type]

Unspecified Chinese Government Institution [Government Agency]

Recipient

Bangladesh

Sector

Education (Code: 110)

Flow type

Scholarships/training in the donor country

Concessional

Yes

Category

Intent

Representational (The next section lists the possible statuses.)

Commercial

Development

Representational

Mixed

Financial Flow Classification

OOF-like (The next section lists the possible statuses.)

Official Development Assistance

Other Official Flows

Vague (Official Finance)

Flows categorized based on OECD-DAC guidelines

Project lifecycle

Status

Completion (The next section lists the possible statuses.)

Pledge

Commitment

Implementation

Completion

Suspended

Cancelled

Milestones

Commitment year

2002

Description

In 2002, Bangladesh and Chinese governments signed an executive program for cultural exchanges between the two countries for the years 2001 to 2003. This is an implementation program of the Agreement of Cooperation on Culture between Bangladesh and China, which was signed in November 1979. It was renewed in 2003 - the Executive Program on Cultural Agreement between Bangladesh and China.This was later extended again from 2004-2008 and then again from 2009-2012. According to the executive program, the two countries will exchange visits of performing art groups and delegations of cultural officials, artists. The two sides will also encourage exchanges and cooperation in the fields of culture, press and publication, education and sports.Besides, the Chinese government will offer scholarships for 50 Bangladesh undergraduate and postgraduate students annually, compared with 40 in the previous executive programs.

Number of official sources

3

Number of unofficial sources

2

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Details

Cofinanced

No

Receiving agencies [Type]

Government of Bangladesh [Government Agency]