Islamic University celebrates 42nd University Day

IU Correspondent . Kushtia | Published: 13:01, Nov 22,2020 | Updated: 23:51, Nov 22,2020


Islamic University vice-chancellor Professor Shaikh Abdus Salam, pro-vice-chancellor M Shahinoor Rahman and others release pigeons on the campus marking the 42nd University Day on Sunday. — New Age photo

THE authorities of Islamic University celebrated its 42nd University Day on the occasion of the 41st founding anniversary on the campus in Kushtia on Sunday amid festivity and enthusiasm.

The daylong celebration included hoisting of the national and university flags, planting trees, cutting cakes, and holding a discussion online.

Marking the day, the university vice-chancellor, Shaikh Abdus Salam, hoisted the national flag while pro vice-chancellor M Shahinoor Rahman hoisted the university flag in front of the university’s administration building around 10:30am.

The vice-chancellor inaugurated the programmes releasing pigeons and balloons in the sky at around 10:40am.

Later, the VC planted a total of 42 trees on the campus. A cake-cutting ceremony was held on the third floor of the university’s administration building.

Among others, the pro-VC, acting registrar SM Abdul Latif, syndicate member M Mahbubar Rahman, IIER director M Maher Ali and deans and chairpersons of different faculties and departments were present on the occasion.

A discussion programme was held online in the evening where University Grants Commission chairman Kazi Shahidullah joined as chief guest.

National flags and university flags were hoisted atop the administrative building and all dormitories in the morning.

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