Khulna University of Engineering & Technology (KUET) celebrated its 15th founding anniversary and University Day 2018 on September 22, 2018 through a series of festive colorful programs. Member of Bangladesh University Grants Commission (UGC), Prof. Dr. M. Shah Nowaz Ali inaugurated the day-long program as the Chief Guest by hoisting the National Flag and releasing ballons and Pigeons; Vice-Chancellor of KUET, Prof. Dr. Quazi Sazzad Hossain presided over the function and hoisted the university flag. Dean of Faculty of Civil Engineering and the Chairman of University Day 2018 Celebration committee, Prof. Dr. Quazi Hamidul Bari delivered the welcome speech.
A grand rally was brought out by the students, teachers, officers and staffs. The rally paraded the University campus and Fulbarigate area with colourful banner, festoon and placards.
A discussion meeting was held in the Student Welfare Centre of KUET. The Chief Guest said that the technical education is very important for the sustainable development of Bangladesh and KUET is playing a pioneer role in this regard. Recalling the contribution of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and the brave Freedom Fighters of Liberation War in 1971, the Chief Guest also said that Bangladesh is now a unique model of the world. In the discussion meeting, Vice-Chancellor of KUET said that this University is one of the best educational institutions in the country. Teachers and students should concentrate more on research and innovation. 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 and Director (Students’ Welfare), Prof. Dr. Sobahan Mia were present as the Special Guests.
Prof. Dr. Shibendra Shekher Sikder, Prof. Dr. Md. Mustafa Saroar and on behalf of students, Sadman Nahiyan Sezan also spoke in the program.
Innovative Projects & Poster exhibition, Technical papers presentation, Tree Plantation, Charity football match between Teachers and Students, Doa-Mahfil and Cultural events were also held to mark the day. The campus were also decorated with colourful lights, banners and festoons on the occasion.