Daffodil International University is set to organise the Global Entrepreneurship Week 2018 to encourage the youths over entrepreneurship in the country keeping pace with around 170 countries across the world.
The week-long event is scheduled to run from November 12 to 17 on the Daffodil International University campus at Dhanmondi in the city, said the organisers in a press conference on Tuesday.
The event would be a platform for both the new and the old entrepreneurs to share their views and experiences, they said.
‘The development of a country does not rely only on the job holders. The country needs lot of entrepreneurs to make sure overall progress,’ said Daffodil International University acting vice-chancellor Hamidul Haque Khan while addressing the press conference at the university auditorium.
Revealing the details of the Entrepreneurship Week, he hoped that the celebration of the event would stimulate youths to be entrepreneurs.
Daffodil International University had taken various initiatives, including opening an entrepreneurship department at the university to create new entrepreneurs in the country, Hamidul said.
Chaired by Hamidul, Bangladesh Open Source Network general secretary Munir Hassan spoke on the occasion.
In his speech, Munir sought for government, political leaders and old entrepreneurs’ initiatives to create new entrepreneurs in the country.
The programme comprises various multi-dimensional events including discussion, seminars, workshops in participation with the students of various universities, the organisers said.
The programme will begin with the inaugural ceremony where government initiated A2i project director Mustafizur Rahman is expected to remain present as chief guest.
Daffodil International University students’ affairs director Syed Mizanur Rahman Raju, Career Development Centre director Abu Taher Khan, Entrepreneurship Department head and associate professor Mohammad Shibli Shahriar also spoke on the occasion.
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