Reformation of edn sector to build skilled manpower underscored

City Desk :
East West University (EWU) organized its 21st convocation on Tuesday on its own campus, Aftabnagar, Dhaka. As the representative of the President of Bangladesh, Education Minister Dr. Dipu Moni MP conferred degrees among students.
In total 1693 students from both undergraduate and graduate programs received their certificates. Besides, two students were awarded the prestigious Gold Medal for outstanding academic performance.
In the ceremony, Dr. Dipu Moni said that the post-Covid world has changed significantly. She mentioned that steps have been taken to reform the education sector to develop skilled manpower. In this master plan, e-learning has been highly emphasized. She advised the graduates to overcome all the hurdles and not to lose hope.
Although the two-year pandemic period has shown the brutal side of the world, she expects that the graduates will show humanityalong with honesty and expertise in their professional lives.
Prof. Dr. Dil Afroza Begum, Chairman (In Charge), University Grants Commission of Bangladesh was present at the convocation as the special guest. Dr. M. A. Sattar Mandal, Professor Emeritus and former Vice Chancellor of Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh graced the occasion as the convocation speaker. Prof. Dr. Mohammed Farashuddin, Chairperson (Acting), Board of Trustees, EWU and former Governor of Bangladesh Bank, and Prof. Dr. M. M. Shahidul Hassan, Vice -Chancellor, EWU also gave their valuable speech.
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.