President for quality education, congenial atmosphere in ‘varsities
DHAKA, Aug 20, 2019 (BSS) – President M Abdul Hamid today asked university
authorities to work more to ensure quality education in universities and
ensure that a congenial atmosphere for academic, extra-curricular and
research activities prevailed on the campuses.
The President came up with the directives when the Vice-Chancellor (VC) of
Cumilla University Dr Professor Dr Emran Kabir Chowdhury and Founder &
Chairperson of BRAC University Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, separately, called on
him at Bangabhaban here this afternoon.
Later, the President’s press secretary Joynal Abedin briefed reporters
about the meetings.
The head of state asked university authorities not to keep students
confined to academic activities only and stressed on extra-curricular and
research activities as well.
During the meeting with Cumilla University VC, President Hamid directed
the university authority to ensure congenial academic atmosphere on the
campus. He advised the authorities concerned to ensure the quality of
education so that students could avail ‘world standard’ education.
The President also gave priority to research activity in the universities.
The Cumilla University VC apprised the President of overall activity,
including academic ones, different development programmes and infrastructure
development of the university. Prof Emran Kabir invited the President, also
chancellor of the university, to preside over the upcoming convocation of the
Earlier, during the meeting with the delegation of BRAC University led by
its Trustee Board Founder and Chairperson Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, the
university Chancellor directed all private universities to ensure quality
The President emphasized taking necessary steps so that the students can
also take part in various extra-curricular activities. Concerned secretaries
to the president were present.
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