Publish: 17 Feb 2023, 04:47 pm
Former cultural affairs minister and eminent cultural personality Asaduzzaman Noor has said everyone should be united to accomplish Bangabandhu's dream of building a prosperous country, reports BSS.
“We must be united to build a happy and prosperous Bangladesh as dreamt by Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. Everyone has to work together to take the country forward,” he said while addressing a discussion arranged in celebration of the ‘Basanta Utsab’ (Spring Festival) by Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur (BRUR) as the chief guest on Thursday afternoon.
Wishing everyone the best wishes for the spring, Noor said the universal festivals of the Banglee should be held regularly in the university to build a non-communal Bangladesh in the spirit of the Great War of Liberation.
He expressed optimism that Begum Rokeya University will become the best university in the country with the combined efforts of all stakeholders.
Vice-chancellor of the university professor Dr Md Hasibur Rashid presided over the event, and Pro Vice-chancellor Professor Dr Sarifa Salowa Dina and Treasurer Professor Dr Mojib Uddin Ahamed participated in the discussion.
Dean of the Faculty of Arts Professor Dr Abu Saleh Mohammad Wadudur Rahman, Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences Md Shariful Islam, and Convener of Begum Rokeya University Basanta Utsab-2023 Organising Committee, Professor Dr Nitai Kumar Ghosh, also spoke.
Earlier in the afternoon, Vice-chancellor Professor Dr Md Hasibur Rashid welcomed Asaduzzaman Noor MP with wreaths on his arrival on the campus.
Noor paid tribute to the portrait of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on the campus and inaugurated the colourful spring festival of the university by releasing balloons and white doves as symbols of peace.
Later, legendary actor Asaduzzaman Noor was awarded by the university and given a hat by the Vice-chancellor.
After the discussion, the invited guests enjoyed a cultural program jointly moderated by Assistant Professors of the university Md Ashanuzzaman and Kuntola Chowdhury
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