The 6th convocation of Eastern University was held at the permanent campus in Ashulia on Saturday.
Ministry of Education deputy minister Mohibul Hassan Chowdhoury presided over the ceremony and conferred degrees to the graduating students on behalf of the president and chancellor of Eastern University.
United States Embassy in Dhaka charge d’ affaires JoAnne Wagner was present as the convocation speaker.
The University Grants Commission of Bangladesh chairman Kazi Shahidullah was present as special guest.
Eastern University vice-chancellor Shahid Akhter Hossain, board of trustees chairman Liaquat Hossain Moghul, and arts faculty dean Tahmina Ahmed spoke during the event.
2972 students from different faculties were conferred degrees in the ceremony, said a release.
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