Education Minister Dr. Dipu Moni MP, handing over a gold medal to a graduate students at the 8th Convocation of Daffodil International University.
Daffodil International University (DIU) holds its 8th convocation with colorful events today on 13 March 2019 at permanent campus of the university, Ashulia, Savar, Dhaka. Delegated by Md. Abdul Hamid, Honorable President of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh and Chancellor of DIU, Dr. Dipu Moni M.P, Honorable Minister, Ministry of Education, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh presided over the convocation ceremony and conferred the degrees. Professor Abdul Mannan, Chairman, University Grants Commission of Bangladesh was present as the special guest in the convocation. Dr. Pornchai Mongkhonvanit, President, SIAM University, Bangkok, Thailand attended the convocation as the Convocation Speaker. The convocation ceremony was also addressed by Dr. Md. Sabur Khan, Board of Trustees and Professor Dr. Yousfuf Mahbubul Islam, Vice Chancellor, Professor Dr. S M Mahabub Ul Haque Majumder, Pro VC, Professor Ahmed Ismail Mostafa, Dean, FAHS, Professor A M M Hamidur Rahman, Dean, FHSS, Professor Shamsul Alam, Dean, Faculty of Engineering, Professor Doctor Masum Iqbal, Dean, Faculty of Business and Entrepreneurship.
In the 8th Convocation a total number 5631 students wasconferred upon graduation and post-graduation degrees and among them 17 best result oriented graduates were awarded ‘Gold Medal’ in different categories.
In her presidential address Education Minister Dr. Dipu Moni, MP said that the most valuable wealth of a nation is its educated people. From today all of you are included into this wealth. The country will move forward with the help of your hand. I strongly believe that all of you are spend your knowledge and skills to develop the country that you already gain from your university. Aiming with Vision 2021 and Vision 2041 Bangladesh is running on the development pavement. Especially Bangladesh has already made tremendous success in the food reservation and women empowerment sector. The developed countries of the world are recommending Bangladesh as rapidly developing economic country in Asia. In this successful journey, new graduates will contribute with their own skills. She added.
Dr. Dipu Moni also said that you have no alternative to be skilled in information technology, if you want to face the challenge of 21st century. Daffodil University is fulfilling that needful job. This university is producing IT skilled generation. I am very glad to hear that Daffodil University is a digital university. I have no doubt that Daffodil University is playing a vital role to build the ‘Digital Bangladesh’. In the mean time she shown recommendation for entrepreneurial activities.
Education Minister Dr. Dipu Moni MP, delivering her presidential address at the 8th Convocation of Daffodil International University.
While addressing as the special guest Professor Abdul Mannan said that people of Bangladesh had freed the country to fulfill a dream. to make the country as hunger free and poor free. The total dream is not fulfill still now. But education, health and many other sectors have already achieved the top rank. Now this time, the young generation has lot of responsibilities to make the country developed and happy.
UGC chairman also said that young people are the rudder of a nation. If rudder mistake the way, boat never can reach to the goal. So, you have to be responsible to perform your duty accurately.
Professor Abdul Mannan urged the students to become an entrepreneur for keeping sustainability in economic sector. Entrepreneurs can manage lot of employment. In the meantime he praise to Daffodil for its’ entrepreneurial activities.
Dr. Md. Sabur Khan said in his welcome speech that every man has an unique identity. Finger print of each people in the world is different. So, you all are unique. You have to prove your uniqueness in career life also. You should choose your career in the basis of global job market.
Dr. Md. Sabur Khan encourage the new graduates to be an entrepreneur and remind that lots of workshop, training, seminar, lecture on entrepreneurship you had attended in the university life. That lesson would be helpful for you to be a successful entrepreneur.
Dr. Pornchai Mongkhonvanit said, Daffodil International University has successfully prepared you to be here today. And it’s you who will direct the nation, rule the job market and also create job placement for many others by being entrepreneurs.
He said, when I look at you, I see engineers engineering dreams for the humanity to build sustainable tools which will lead smoothly to the next generation. All the
innovative research centers, clubs, institutes founded at your university have made you competent to take the challenges of this highly competitive world. When I look at you, I see IT specialists, corporate leaders, pharmacists, journalists, various professionals and teachers – all future leaders leading their countrymen to serve the whole world. The five faculties with twenty three promising departments prove my vision.
He also said, this ceremony will mark the end of an arduous journey and the beginning of a new one. Various statistics suggest the alarming rate of the unemployed graduates in your country and around the world. That means the more you are educated, the higher is the chance for you of remaining unemployed. So, to confront this challenging situation, your main weapon must be knowledge, sharpness in technological innovation, self-motivation and a smart work plan. You can relish as you are privileged with numerous blessings from your university. You are really blessed to be here in this visionary university where you get quality education, state of the art classroom facilities, spot recruitment, different workshops, trainings and exchange programs.
Reminding their responsibility towards your nation, your institutions, our planet, and the whole humanity he urged the graduates to stand by them whenever necessary, working together to achieve agenda 2030 of the United Nations