Prime minister Sheikh Hasina today said that the home economics education has been playing a direct role in achieving 10 targets of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) announced by the United Nations (UN).
In a message on the eve of the World Home Economics Day, the premier said she is happy to know that Home Economics Association of Bangladesh is going to observe the day tomorrow (Tuesday) for the first time with the theme of "Home Economics education: ensuring education-health and sustainable life cycle is time-befitting".
"The International Federation for Home Economics (IFHE) observes 21 March every year as the World Home Economics Day," she said, adding that observance of the day in Bangladesh would flourish the home economics education here.
"I hope, the Home Economics education will act as one of the main driving forces for building "Sonar Bangla" as dreamt by Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman," the prime minister added.
She wished the success of all programmes of the day.