DIU celebrates 17th anniversary

Daffodil International University (DIU) organised a two-day gala event on its Ashulia permanent campus to celebrate the university’s 17th founding anniversary.

This gala event includes A weeklong inter-department sports competition, math Olympiad, inter-university cultural competition, IT quiz, project showcasing and exhibition. The main event included bus rally, pitha utsab, blood donation programme, discussion panels, picnic, tree plantation, games and sports, raffle draw, and musical soiree with participation of students.

Jonathan Ortmans, president of Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN), was present as the chief guest. Dr. Md Sabur Khan, chairman of DIU Board of Trustees and Daffodil Family, presided over the ceremony. Prof Dr. Yousuf M Islam, Vice Chancellor address the programme; pro-VC Prof SM Mahbubul Haque Majumder and Treasurer Hamidul Haque Khan, among other esteemed professors of the university.

Jonathan Ortmans said, “Bangladesh is now a country where one-third of the population are in their youth. I have already known that many young people of Bangladesh are becoming successful entrepreneurs. And a huge number of them are interested in entrepreneurship. These young people will change Bangladesh, no doubt. ”

Chief guest Dr Jonathan Ortmans, Chairman Dr Md Sabur Khan and VC Prof Yousuf M Islam with other guests at the closing ceremony of DIU’s 17th founding anniversary. Photo: Collected

Sabur Khan said in his speech that students should develop skills during their student life. And DIU is helping them through initiatives like art of living, employability 360, and one student one laptop programmes.

“DIU students wouldn’t search jobs. They would create jobs,” he said.