Ministry of Primary and Mass Education

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People's Republic of Bangladesh
Ministry of Primary and Mass Education
Bengali: প্রাথমিক ও গণশিক্ষা মন্ত্রণালয়
(Prāthamika ō gaṇaśikṣā mantraṇālaẏa)
Agency overview
JurisdictionGovernment of Bangladesh
HeadquartersMinistry of Primary and Mass Education
Bangladesh Secretariat, Dhaka-1000
Minister responsible
Agency executive
  • Farid Ahmed, Secretary

The Ministry of Primary and Mass Education (Bengali: প্রাথমিক ও গণশিক্ষা মন্ত্রণালয়) (abbreviated as MoPME) is the ministry responsible for Primary (Class I-VIII) [1][2] and Mass (literacy) education in Bangladesh. Secondary, vocational and tertiary educations is the responsibility of the Ministry of Education (Bangladesh) (MoED).



  • Current Minister of State : Md. Zakir Hossain


  1. ^ "Primary education to be up to class VIII". Prothom Alo. 2016-05-18. Retrieved 2016-05-31.
  2. ^ "Primary education now up to class VIII". The Daily Star. 2016-05-18. Retrieved 2016-05-31.

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