National Mourning Day observed at Khulna University of Engineering & Technology (KUET) with due solemnity, marking the 43th anniversary of assassination of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. .
Marking the day on 15 august, 2018 early in the morning the National Flag was flown at half-mast and black flag was flown at the administrative building, Vice-Chancellor’s residential building and all the residential halls of student. .
At 9:00 AM a Drawing Competition for children was held at the Student Welfare Center of KUET. Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Quazi Sazzad Hossain distributed the prize among the winners of Drawing Competition. .
At 10:30 AM Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Quazi Sazzad Hossain paid homage to Bangabandhu by placing wreaths at the portrait of the great leader at “Bangabandhu Square” on behalf of the University. Later, Teachers Association, Director (Students’ Welfare), Officers Association, Fazlul Haque Hall, Lalan Shah Hall, Khanjahan Ali Hall, Dr. M A Rashid Hall, Rokeya Hall, Amar Ekushy Hall, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Hall, KUET Chhatra League, 3rd class employee Association, 4th class employee Association, Master Roll Employee Association, Bangabandhu Karmachary Parishad, Khulna Engineering University School and Unmesh Govt. Primary School placed floral wreath at the portrait of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. .
At 11 pm. a Discussing Meeting held at the Student Welfare Center. Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Quazi Sazzad Hossain was present as the Chief Guest. Former Vice-Chancellor of KUET Prof. Dr. Muhammed Alamgir, Dean of Faculty of Civil Engineering Prof. Dr. Quazi Hamidul Bari, Dean of Faculty of Electrical and Electronic Engineering Prof. Dr. Mohiuddin Ahmad, Dean of Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Prof. Dr. Mihir Ranjan Halder were present as the Special Guest. Prof. Dr. Sobahan Mia, Director (Students’ Welfare) presided over the Discussion Meeting and Public Relations Officer Monoj Kumar Mojumder represented the event. .
Among Others Director of IICT Prof. Dr. Bashudeb Chandra Ghosh, Former President of Teachers Association of KUET Prof. Dr. Shibendra Shekher Sikder, Head of URP Department Prof. Dr. Md. Mustafa Saroar, General Secretary of Teachers Association of KUET Md. Ikramul Hoque, Vice-President of Teachers Association Prof. Dr. Pintu Chandra Shill, Head of IEM Department Dr. Azizur Rahman, Deputy Director of Student Welfare Dr. Sajal Kumar Adhikary, Assistant Director (Students’ Welfare) Shahrear Roman, Registrar G.M. Shahidul Alam, General Secretary of Officers Association Md. Mahmudul Hasan, Section Officer (Grade 1) Md. Akkas Ali, President of KUET Chhatra League Md. Abul Hasan Shovon, President of 3rd class employee Association Md. Mamunur Rashid Jewel, General Secretary of 4th Class employee Association Md. Imran Ali Roni, among the Bangabandhu Karmachary Parishid Sonali Binte Sharif and Md. Saiful Islam spoke in program. Faculty members, officers, employees and students were present at that time. .
Doa Mahfil also arranged by the Bangabandhu Karmachary Parishad and 4th Class Employee Association of KUET. .
After Asr prayer a Milad Mahfil was arranged at the KUET central Mosque to pray for the departed soul of the father of the nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.