21st University Day of BSMMU tomorrow

DHAKA, April 29, 2018 (BSS) – The country’s leading institution of medical
education and research Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU)
will celebrate its founding anniversary and 21st University Day here tomorrow
in a befitting manner.

The university has chalked out elaborate programmes including hoisting of
national and university flags in the morning, placing of wreaths at the
portrait of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, releasing
of balloons and pigeons and bringing out a colorful procession and holding

President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today issued
separate messages ahead of the day expressing their hope that the country’s
leading medical university BSMMU will play more significant role to flourish
education and research in medical science to contribute to further
development of health sector.

They greeted all teachers, physicians, nurses, officials and employees
marking the day.

The President, in his message, said since the inception of BSMMU, it has
been playing a unique role in the field of higher research on medical science
and providing healthcare.

M Abdul Hamid said because of its vast contribution to education, research
and treatment, the fame of the university drew the attention in the
international arena surpassing the national circumference.

He called upon the physicians to play more sincere and responsible role to
build Bangladesh a happy and prosperous country to materialize the dream of

The Prime Minister, in her message, said the greatest Bangalee of all time
Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman had put much emphasis
on health sector to reform the war-torn newly independent Bangladesh.

“He has revived the ravaged health service in the country. In only three
and an half years of his government’s tenure, Father of the Nation had taken
massive programmes to reach the health service to the doorsteps of the rural
people through infrastructural development and appointing doctors and
nurses,” she said.

We have approved the 1000-bed project titled ‘Establishment of Multi-
disciplinary Super-specialized Hospital, she said.

Marking the day, a colorful procession led by BSMMU Vice-Chancellor
Professor Kanak Kanti Barua would be brought from Bat-Tala of the university
at 10am tomorrow.

Professor Kamrul Hasan greeted and welcomed all marking the day.