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Over 60,000 in Bangladesh acquired digital skills during pandemic, Microsoft says

Microsoft Corporation has recently announced that it has helped over 30 million people in 249 countries and territories gain access to digital skills, of whom over 60,000 are from Bangladesh.

From laid-off factory workers to retail associates and truck drivers, millions of people have turned to online learning courses from GitHub, LinkedIn, and Microsoft during the pandemic to help prepare for and secure the most in-demand roles, including customer service projects management and data analysis. 

The announcement, detailed on the official Microsoft Blog, builds on the company's efforts to help people by extending through 2021 free LinkedIn Learning and Microsoft Learn courses and low-cost certifications that align to 10 of the most in-demand jobs. 

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