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The 1st Convocation of Dhaka International University (DIU) was held on 27 November 2007 at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre (Bangladesh China Friendship Centre), Dhaka.
A total of 1837 graduates were conferred bachelor and master’s degrees in seven disciplines including Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Business Administration, Law, Pharmacy, Social Science and Education. The venue was adorned with festive mood.
Dr. S. K. Patwari, Chairman, Board of Trustees, DIU (BoT) expressed his firm determination and said ‘Dhaka International University will continue to maintain its high academic standard for which it has been acclaimed both at home and abroad over the past several years and continue to contribute in its nation building endeavor.’
Professor Dr. Iajuddin Ahmed, Hon’ble President of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh and Chancellor, DIU presided over the ceremony. Mr. Jamal Nazrul Islam, Emeritus Professor, University of Chittagong graced the occasion as Convocation Speaker. Dr. S. K Patwari, President, DIU Board of Trustees (BoT), Prof. Dr. Nurul Momen, Vice-Chancellor, DIU spoke on the occasion.
Professor Dr. Iajuddin Ahmed, Hon’ble President of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh and Chancellor, DIU extended his heartiest congratulations and felicitations to all graduating students and wished them very successful career and accomplished life. He also thanked the Authority of the University for imparting quality education for the students from the very beginning.
Prof. Dr. Nurul Momen, Vice-Chancellor, DIU said in his speech that ‘DIU is one of the leading private universities has earned reputation for quality of its graduates. Our effort towards excellence in higher education has succeeded in placing our graduates in all corners of the globe and within the nation. Through their contribution and hard work they have been able to earn an enviable reputation. There is a fierce competition among brighter students to study at DIU who are selected on a very fair and competitive basis. I wish all the graduates great success in life’.
Convocation Speaker Mr. Jamal Nazrul Islam said in his speech that ‘I hope and pray that Dhaka International University will build on its considerable achievements of the past to be of greater service to the nation and to humanity at large. My warmest good wishes for a bright future of the graduating students and Dhaka International University.’
In the convocation Members of the DIU Trustee Board, Syndicate, Academic Council, Finance and Disciplinary Committee, Deans of the Faculties of DIU, Heads of the Departments of DIU, teachers, officers and employees of DIU were present in the 1st Convocation.
Following the Convocation, a colorful cultural programmed was arranged in the university campus where the graduates along with the teachers, officers, staffs and some distinguished guests participated.