Khulna University of Engineering & Technology (KUET) celebrated its 16th founding anniversary and the “University Day 2019” on September 01, 2019 through a series of colorful events. The Honorable Mayor of Khulna City Corporation, Al-Haj Talukder Abdul Khaleque inaugurated the day-long university day program as the Chief Guest by hoisting the National Flag and releasing the colorful balloons and the Pigeons; the Honorable Vice-Chancellor of KUET, Prof. Dr. Quazi Sazzad Hossain presided over the function and hoisted the university flag accompanied by all deans, institute directors, director (students’ welfare) and all heads of the department. Dean of the Faculty of Electrical and Electronic Engineering and the Chairman of University Day 2019 Celebration Committee, Prof. Dr. Mohiuddin Ahmad delivered the welcome speech.
A grand rally was brought out by the students, teachers, officers and staffs of KUET. The rally paraded the University campus and Fulbarigate area with colorful banners, festoons and placards.
A discussion meeting was held in the Student Welfare Centre (SWC) of KUET. The Honorable Vice-Chancellor of KUET, Prof. Dr. Quazi Sazzad Hossain spoke as the chief guest at the function. Dean of the Faculty of Civil Engineering, Prof. Dr. Quazi Hamidul Bari; Dean of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Prof. Dr. Mohammad Ariful Islam; Director (Students’ Welfare), Prof. Dr. Shibendra Shekher Sikder and Registrar, G M Shahidul Alam were present as the Special Guests. Dean of the Faculty of Electrical and Electronic Engineering and the Chairman of “University Day 2019” Celebration Committee, Prof. Dr. Mohiuddin Ahmad presided over the function. Public Relations Officer, Monoj Kumar Majumder and Lecturer of the Department of Architecture, Muntaha Marzan Shetu represented the event. Head of the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Prof. Dr. Sobahan Mia; Vice-President of the Teachers' Association and Head of the Department of Urban and Regional Planning (URP), Prof. Dr. Md. Mustafa Saroar; General Secretary of the Teachers’ Association and Provost of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Hall, Prof. Dr. Pintu Chandra Shill; Vice-President of Officers Association, Engr. Hossain Mohammad Arshad; Member Secretary of Students Welfare Committee of KUET, Sadman Nahiyan Sezan; President of Officers Association (Up-gradation), G M Moniruzzaman; Secretary of Karmachari Samity (4th Class), Md. Imran Ali; Secretary of Bangabandhu Karmachari Parishad, Md. Imrul Islam took part in the discussion.
Innovative Projects & Poster Exhibition, presentation about KUET, Tree Plantation, Charity football match between Teachers and Students, Doa-Mahfil and Cultural events were also held to mark the day. The campus was also decorated with colorful lights, banners and festoons on the occasion.