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President will attend CUET convocation December 5
BSS, Dhaka

President will attend CUET convocation December 5

President M Abdul Hamid will attend the 4th Convocation of Chattogram University of Engineering and Technology (CUET) on December 5. “The president, also the chancellor of the university, will preside over the convocation ceremony scheduled to be held on Dec 5 at 3 pm on CUET campus in Rangunia upazila of Chattogram,” President’s Press Secretary Joynal Abedin told BSS yesterday.

Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni and Deputy Minister for Education Barrister Mohibul Hassan Chowdhoury will attend the programme as special guests. Chairman of the University Grants Commission (UGC) Prof Kazi Shahidullah will also attend the ceremony. Former UGC Chairman Prof Dr AK Azad Chowdhury will deliver his speech as the convocation speaker, he said.

Our university correspondent reports: A total of 2,500 students will receive degrees from five different faculties and disciplines, CUET Vice-chancellor Prof Dr Rafiqul Islam told BSS yesterday. Four students from undergraduate programmes will receive gold medals and crests for their outstanding contribution to extracurricular activities. Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud will attend the concluding function of the convocation as the chief guest on Dec 6, the VC added.