Independent University, Bangladesh has observed the birth centenary of the country’s founding president Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and National Children’s Day through various programmes on its campus at Bashundhara RA in the capital.
The programmes held on March 17 included hoisting the national flag, laying wreaths at Mujibur’s portrait, flying pigeons, discussion, cultural programme, football tournament, tree plantation, etc., said a press release.
Vice-chancellor Professor Tanweer Hasan delivered the welcome speech in the opening session. He asked all to study Mujibur’s life and work.
IUB treasurer, registrar, deans of different schools, faculty members, employees and students were present in the session.
Later, students performed patriotic songs while HM Omit Hasan Anik, president of the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award at IUB, delivered a speech on behalf of students.
The university also held a friendly football tournament between the faculty members and the students.
A team of the university’s representatives also placed a wreath at Mujibur’s portrait at Bangabandhu Memorial Museum at Dhanmondi 32.
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