International University of Business Agriculture and Technology (IUBAT) organized a daylong National Seminar on Sustainable Development goals in its campus on November 21 of 2019.
The theme of the seminar was ‘Ways to achieving SDG educational targets 4.3, 4.4, 4.7 in Bangladesh.’
Principal Coordinator of SDGs, Mr Md Abul Kalam Azad highlighted the seminar as the Chief Guest.
Professor Selina Nargis, Treasurer and Executive Director of IISS gave the welcome speech.
The seminar was organized by IUBAT Institute of SDG Studies (IISS) and Knowledge-Based Area Development (KBAD) unit of the university.
Forty two principals of different colleges were present in the seminar to have their orientation with SDGs invited by the organizers. Many representatives from other private universities and NGOs participated in the seminar.
Professor Mohammed Ataur Rahman, Director of IISS and KBAD in his Keynote speech highlighted the vision of Professor Alimullah Miyan that was to establish an education bank to finance higher study for ESD skilled human resource development.
Mrs Sun Lei, Educational Programme Specialist of UNESCO , Sultana Afroz Additional Secretary ERD (UN, Abdullah al Hasan Chowdhury, Additional Secretary of Ministry of Education were present the seminar.
Professor Dr Abdur Rab, Vice-Chancellor of IUBAT, presided over the ceremony. Pro-Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr Hamida Akhter Begum led the Technical sessions with closing remarks.
BDST: 1940 HRS, NOV 24, 2019