The 4th Convocation of Bangladesh University of Business & Technology (BUBT) was held on Thursday at the Bangabandhu International Convention Center (BICC) in the capital. -AA
The 4th Convocation of Bangladesh University of Business & Technology (BUBT) was held on Thursday at the Bangabandhu International Convention Center in city's Agargaon area.
Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni awarded degrees and gold medals to students as the chair of the convocation on behalf of the President of Bangladesh and Chancellor of the university. While addressing the ceremony Dipu Moni said Bangladesh is the role model in global development.
"We successfully achieved targets of Millenium Development Goals (MDG) and we are working to implement targets of Sustainable Development Goals. To continue this developing trend quality education is essential and government has given topmost priority in this. The government is working to expand higher education and also working to make education accessible to all. It is possible to achieve desired demographic dividend if proper investment is done to develop human resources" she added.
She called upon academicians to ensure coordination in academia and demands with various industries so that graduates can prepare themselves to face challenges of 4th Industrial Revolution.
Congratulating the graduates, she said that they are the main driving force to implement PM Sheikh Hasina's vision 2041. Chairman of the University Grants Commission (UGC) Professor Dr Kazi Shahidullah attended the session as the Special Guest.
He said education should not be limited to seeking employment rather learning should be expanded to make skilled and knowledgeable society.
---Hasib Abedin, AA
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