DHAKA: The 91st founding anniversary of Dhaka University was celebrated Sunday with the theme of ‘higher education in women empowerment’.
The university administration brought out a number of colorful rallies from the residential halls of the university at 9:00am while national flag, DU flag and flags of different halls were hoisted at 9.15am.
A magnum-size cake was cut at Mall Chattar of the campus marking the occasion.
The university passed its significant 91 years amid historical movements in the interests of the whole nation and world peace.
Key buildings on the campus has been decorated with multi-colored stuffs and illuminated with vivid lights.
The University authority has also organized a discussion meeting marking the day.
Vice-chancellor Professor AAMS Arefin Siddique attended the discussion as the chief guest, while Pro-Vice Chancellors Professor Nasreen Ahmed (academic) and Professor Shahid Akther Hossain (administration) were present as the special guests.
Professor Anisuzzaman, Moniruzzaman Mia, Pro Vice Chancellors Shahid Akhter Hussain (Administration), Nasrin Ahmed (Education) and Treasurer Kamaluddin addressed the discussion.
Treasurer of the university Professor M Kamal Uddin presided over the discussion and Registrar Syed Rezaur Rahman moderated it.
Vice-chancellor of the university Professor AAMS Arefin Siddique congratulated all citizens of the country through banglanews.
Besides, discussions at different halls, debate competition at TSC, friendly football and cricket matches, cultural functions and drama will be held commemorating the day.
In addition, Biomedical Physics and Technology Department will organize exhibition of research and invention at 1pm.
Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology Department of the university will also organize different programmes at Science Complex Bhaban, which including ‘Bio-Technology Open Day’.
Students of different schools and colleges will participate in the programme.
The university started its journey on the day in 1921 and generated numerous learned person including philosophers, educators, politicians, pundits, researchers, scientists.
BDST: 2015 HRS, JUL 01, 2012
Edited by: M. Mahbub Alam, Asst Output Editor
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