Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Science & Technology University (BSMRSTU) arranged a day-long orientation and cultural programme for the freshers of 2017-18 academic session yesterday (1 January 2018) at its own campus.
Prof Dr Khondoker Mohammod Nasiruddin, vice chancellor of BSMRSTU, presided over the ceremony by singing national anthem. Prof Abdul Mannan, chairman of University Grants Commission (UGC) of Bangladesh, was present as the chief guest where Prof Dr Shahid Uddin Mahmud, senior specialist of Public University Commission (USA), Prof Dr M Azizur Rahman, vice chancellor of Uttara University, Prof Dr Eaysmin Ara Lekha, pro-vice-chancellor of Uttara University, and Khilkhil Kazi, granddaughter of Bangladesh national poet Kazi Nazrul Islam were present as the special guests.
BSMRSTU provided certificate to the meritorious graduates of 2013-14 academic session of different faculties.
The speakers welcomed fresher's and encouraged them to try to work hard and be worthy citizens of the country. Later, a cultural programme was held by students from different departments of the university.