POST TIME: 1 February, 2018 00:00 00 AM
Use potentials for development
Nahid urges MIST graduates

Use potentials for development

Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid yesterday urged the Military Institute of Science and Technology (MIST) graduates to devote their full potentials with patriotism, honesty and sincerity for the country’s development reports BSS.

“I firmly believe that you will work relentlessly to attain the technical optimism in the context of Bangladesh to achieve ‘Vision-2021,” he said at a certificate and medal warding ceremony on MIST campus in Mirpur Cantonment in the capital. Chief of Army Staff General Abu Belal Muhammad Shafiul Huq, Defence Secretary Akhter Hussain Bhuiya, Engineer-in-Chief of Bangladesh Army Major General Siddiqur Rahman Sarker, MIST Commandant Major General Abul Khair, ambassadors, professors of different universities and senior civil and military officials were present in the function, among others, said an ISPR press


“Rapid development in the field of technology has brought revolutionary and epoch-making changes around the globe. Your success and credibility has already earned laurel for this institute within a short span of time,” the minister said, urging the graduates to inculcate the habit of upgrading their mental faculty through relentless pursuit of knowledge.

Nahid also urged all the science and technology-based educational institutes to play a wholehearted supportive role to help the government’s endeavors in building a ‘Digital Bangladesh’. The education minister called upon the graduates to take challenges of the 21st century to build themselves as worthy citizens in future.

“We want such a new generation which will be competent in science and technology, imbued with ethical values, patriotism and responsible to citizens of our country,” he said. Terming the MIST as a role model institution, the minister urged the authority to impart knowledge to students to make them skillful, conscientious and self-responsible to their professions.

He expected that the graduates of this institution will be an asset for the nation.

According to the release, a total of 514 students completed their graduation this year. Of them, 437 were civil, 76 military and one foreign students. Nafisha Nubayaatt Haq of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering Department was awarded Osmany Memorial Gold medal for outstanding academic result.