Kushtia, February 3 (IU Correspondent/OurVoice): A freshers’ reception programme was held at Islamic University (IU) in Kushtia on Monday amid festive mood and much enthusiasm.
Islamic University organised the programme at its Birshrestha Hamidur Rahman Auditorium in the morning.
IU Vice-Chancellor Professor M Harun-Ur-Rashid Askari addressed the programme as chief guest while Rajshahi University’s Physics Department Professor Emeritus Arun Kumar Basak delivered speech as the chief discussant.
IU Pro-Vice-Chancellor Professor M Shahinoor Rahman, Treasurer Professor M Selim Toha, Acting Registrar SM Abdul Latif spoke as special guests with IU Student Advisor Professor M Saidur Rahman in the chair.
Shahida Akter Asha and Banani Afrin, Lecturers of Law and Land Management Department, conducted the programme while IU International Foreign Students’ Affairs Cell Director Professor M Shahadat Hossain Azad, Proctor Professor Paresh Chandra Barman, Business Administration Faculty Dean Professor Arabinda Shaha and Marketing Department Chairman Professor M Zakaria Rahman, among others, were present on the occasion.
Around two thousand students of different departments participated in the programme.
While addressing the programme, Professor Basak suggested the students not to memorize their text. “You have to realize what you have learnt from your each class in the university. The students failed to cope with their present situation due to their text memorization. Students must cherish dream to reach the pinnacle of success. Otherwise your ultimate destination would be terminated. You have to discover something new that never had been done before”, he added.