A reception program of Successful Students of HSC 2017 organized by Eastern University (EU) was held on 27 September’17 at the EU premise. Nearly 800 students from all over the Bangladesh participated in the ceremony. Mr. Nurul Islam Nahid, MP, Hon’ble Minister of Education, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh was present as the Chief Guest in the program. Engr. Kh. Mesbah Uddin Ahmed, Chairman, Board of Trustees, EU was present as the Guest of Honor. The program was chaired by the Vice Chancellor of Eastern University, Prof. Dr. Abdur Rab while Mr. Md. Habibur Rahman, Managing Director, Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited; Members of BoT of EU Mr. Abul Quasem Haider, Mr. Md. Azizul Islam, Mr. Abul Khair Chowdhury, Prof. Dr. ABM Shahidul Islam, Mr. Sk. Saydur Rahman, Mr. Anwar Hossain Chowdhury, and Mr. Md. Ali Azzam were present as Special Guest. Mr. Abul Basher Khan, Registrar of EU delivered the welcome speech. Earlier, the minister participated in EU’s Roundtable discussions with the Principal of the 80 selected colleges titled “Role of the College Principal for the improvement of higher education”. In his speech the Chief Guest said that today’s children are our future and architect of Digital Bangladesh. So, they need to be nurtured properly. In order to materialize the vision of Bangabandhu’s Sonar Bangla, these children and the future generations are the key. He also hoped that the advancement of the universities and today’s youth will take Bangladesh to the doorsteps of implementing ‘Digital Bangladesh’ as envisioned by the present government. He thanked Eastern University for arranging programs that encourage youth of the today to prosper as future leaders.
Vice Chancellor of EU, in his speech said that education is the key to development and no nation can ascend to the pinnacle of development without being properly educated. He also mentioned that Eastern University has been taking part in the nation building process by imparting quality higher education to its students since its inception.
All guests of the seminar thanked Eastern University for this noble initiative. Mr. Mohammad Imtiaj, Director of Public Relations, EU and Mr. Jamal Uddin, Deputy Director and Head of OSA, EU conducted the seminar. Members of Board of Trustees, Eastern University; Principals of Colleges, Journalists from different print and electronic media; Successful Students & their Guardians; Teachers and Officials of EU were present in the ceremony. The Program was ended with vote thanks from the Treasurer of EU Mr. Muhammed Siddique Hossain. The program was supported by Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd., Dhaka Bank Ltd., Alif Group, Al-Jamil Properties Ltd., Amin Mohammad Foundation, IFIL, National Back Ltd. and Media Partners were Daily Samakal, Daily Observer, 71 TV, Radio Capital, Education24.net and eduicon.com.