East West University Celebrates its 19th Convocation
Feb 19, 2020
East West University (EWU) organized its 19th convocation on Monday, 17 February 2020 at the EWU Campus, Aftabnagar, Dhaka. This convocation is dedicated to the memory of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on the birth anniversary. As the representative of the Honourable President of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, Education Minister Dr. Dipu Moni MP conferred degrees among students. In this convocation, the total number of 2111 graduates in both undergraduate and graduate levels received the certificates. Besides, 3 students were awarded the prestigious Gold Medal for their excellent academic performance.
Prof. Dr. Kazi Shahidullah, Chairman, Bangladesh University Grants Commission was present at the convocation as the Special Guest. Barrister M. Amir-Ul Islam, senior lawyer in Bangladesh Supreme Court, was the convocation speaker. Syed Manzur Elahi, Chairperson, Board of Trustees, EWU, Prof. Dr. Mohammed Farashuddin, Chief Advisor of EWU, and Prof. Dr. M. M. Shahidul Hassan, Vice Chancellor, EWU also gave their speech on the occasion.
In the convocation, the speakers urged the youths to develop themselves as innovative entrepreneurs to meet the desired economic, social and cultural needs of Bangladesh. At the same breath, they underscored the necessity to start a culture of "personal and collective responsibility, ownership and accountability" in the country. Through these endeavors, they expect that the people of Bangladesh will prosper as it was dreamt in 1971.
Members of the Board of Trustees, Pro-Vice Chancellor, Treasurer, Deans, departmental chairpersons, faculty members, officers, staff, graduates and their guardians participated in the convocation. The graduates were delighted to receive their certificates in due time.