Mr. Abdul Matlub Ahmed, President, India- Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce & Industries (IBCCI) addressing as the chief guest at the “Entrepreneurs Meet” held today at Daffodil International University organized by Entrepreneurship Department.
Like other 170 countries of the world, Department of Entrepreneurship of Daffodil International University (DIU) is celebrating Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) 2017 in Bangladesh through 5 day-long program from 15-19 November 2017.
As a part of the Global Entrepreneurship Week 2017 celebration, Entrepreneurship Department of Daffodil International University organized “Entrepreneurs Meet” today on November 18, 2017 at Milonayoton 71 of the university. Mr. Abdul Matlub Ahmed , President, India- Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce & Industries ( IBCCI) was present as the chief guest at the program while Mr. Md. Nazrul Islam Khan, Former Education Secretary to the Government was present as the special guest.
Presided over by Dr. Md. Sabur Khan, Chairman, Board of Trustees, Daffodil International University, the function was also addressed by Professor Dr. S M Mahabubul Haque Majumder, Pro-Vice Chancellor, Mr. Sohael Chowdhury, Country Host, Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN), Mr. Abu Taher Khan, Director, Career Development Center (CDC) and Mr. Mohammad Shibli Shahriar, Associate Professor and Head, Department of Entrepreneurship. Distinguished entrepreneurs discussed the prospects and challenges of becoming an entrepreneur in front the interested audience.
Addressing as the chief guest Mr. Abdul Matlub Ahmad, President, India-Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce & Industries (IBCCI) said, after completion of higher education, if the graduates don’t get effective job, then young graduated obviously become frustrated. Nowadays the number of such frustrated graduates is increasing alarmingly in country. The only solution of this problem is to become an entrepreneur. Rather seeking jobs, entrepreneurs can provide job opportunity for others. He urged the the government and private organizations to come forward to develop infrastructure, ensuring easy lone process and creating business friendly environment.
Country’s renowned five young entrepreneurs along with Mr. Abdul Matlub Ahmed, President, India- Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce & Industries (IBCCI) and other distinguished guest at the “Entrepreneurs Meet” held today at Daffodil International University organized by Entrepreneurship Department.
Addressing among the students Mr. Abdul Matlub Ahmad said to the students that, there is no age limit to start a business. Anybody can start business in any period of age. But before starting a business one must have to set his goal. Three points should be considered as an entrepreneur. Firstly, you have to mind set up your mentality, secondly you have to focus on one enterprise and thirdly you have to learn continuously. Beside this you must have patriotism, he added. In the mean time he gave example from his life and said, after completing graduation from Oxford, he had great opportunity to join World Bank but ignoring all opportunity he came back Bangladesh and admitted himself to build a beautiful Bangladesh.
In the presidential addressMr. Md. Sabur Khan said that, we have lot of graduate but we have not lot of job opportunity for them. So what is the solution? Only solution is to create lots of entrepreneur. Realizing this situation, Daffodil International University has taken various initiatives like starting 4 years honors course on Entrepreneurship, arranging honey fair and celebrating world entrepreneurship week to encourage entrepreneurship in Bangladesh.
Sabur Khan also said that every problem is an opportunity. Today traffic jam is the main problem of Dhaka city. If one can solve this problem, door of business will be openned in front of him, he added .
On the meet, country’s renowned five young entrepreneurs took part in a discussion session conducted by Syed Mizanur Rahma, Director of Student Affairs and moderated by by Prof. Masuda M. Rashid Chowdhury (Saima), CEO, Bengal Crafts, Mr. Md. Ashiqur Rahman Khan, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Buy and Sell, Mr. Mohammad Ebadullah Afzal, Managing Director, Honey Bangladesh Ltd, Ms. Abida Sultana, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Bridal Creation, Mr. Md. Shafiul Alam, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Belancer.comRegards