The seventh convocation of Eastern University was held at Bashundhara International Convention City in the capital on Tuesday.
In the convocation ceremony, a total of 3109 students graduated from Fall semester of 2019 to the Spring semester of 2023. Besides, 10 students received gold medals with the highest CGPA from four faculties of the university.
Deputy Minister of Education Mohibul Hasan Chowdhury presided over the ceremony as the representative of the President and Chancellor of the university.
He said under the strong leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Bangladesh has achieved a revolution in the expansion of modern information technology by implementing this vision in 2021. Her dream is to turn Bangladesh into a 'Smart Bangladesh' by 2041. He hoped that Eastern University would play an important role in creating a Smart Bangladesh.
Professor Emeritus Dr. AK Azad Chowdhury, former vice-chancellor of Dhaka University and former chairman of Bangladesh University Grants Commission, spoke at the ceremony as the convocation speaker. Eastern University Board of Trustees chairman Mohammad Ali Azzam delivered his congratulatory speech addressing the graduates. Vice-chancellor Professor Dr Shahid Akhtar Hossain inaugurated the ceremony.