delegation of five members led by TMSS Executive Director Prof. Dr. Hosne-Ara Begum visited Australia on May 26, 2023. In many respects, this visit was crucial for TMSS.
On May 27, in a non-formal ceremony at Rotary Convention 2023 in Melbourne, Australia, Prof. Dr. Hosne-Ara Begum, the founder and executive director of TMSS, was honored with the AKS Medal by the Arch Klumph Society as a new member. It should be noted that the AKS Medal is a highly regarded medal with a global reputation.
The visiting team attended a conference of major Muslim societies held at the Islamic Culture Center Square Auditorium in Canberra, Australia. As a special guest on the occasion, the TMSS Executive Director Prof. Dr. Hosne-Ara Begum spoke on a variety of topics.
The TMSS team participated in an event organized by an Australian aid organization called Let’s Work for Bangladesh. The delegation from TMSS engaged in discussions with David Smith, a member of the Australian Parliament, Allama Siddiqui, the high commissioner of Bangladesh to Australia, and other notable figures. The deputy executive director of TMSS, Rtn. Dr. Md. Matiur Rahman presented three graphical reports regarding TMSS during the session.
Additionally, the TMSS team traveled to Australia’s Central Queensland University in Brisbane. A decision was taken to sign a MoU between TMSS and the university for the purpose of educational visits and completion of various courses by the students, teachers and doctors of TMSS for improving the quality of education including medical college, nursing college and others.
An agreement was negotiated and signed with the superiors of Jing Group Holding Limited regarding the adoption of WHO and FDI approved ISO certificates. The agreement states that the TMSS biomolecular lab must complete all procedures and receive ISO certification. Australian specialists also agreed to train the appropriate TMSS staff members and turn them into subject-matter experts.
The TMSS team visited The University of Queensland’s Nanotechnology and Bioengineering Lab. At this time, the professor of the University of Queensland, Math Traw promised to make the teachers and students of Pundra University and TMSS Medical College, Nursing College of Bangladesh efficient with all possible support in Australia. The professors took the visiting team of TMSS on a tour of the nanotechnology and bioengineering labs. The university’s research department has a partnership with Jing Holdings Group. In this university, a Bangladeshi student named Shubashish has made an incredible discovery in nanotechnology. Mr. Traw assured that the University of Queensland will take all the responsibility to bring smart students like Shubashish to research in Australia. He expressed his intention to come to Bangladesh and sign an agreement with Pundra University.
The visiting team also spoke with members of the Bengali community who reside in several Australian states. The group returned to the nation on June 8 following the trip.