Islamic University (IU) in Kushtia celebrated its 43rd University Day on the campus on Monday, marking its 42th founding anniversary.
The day-long celebration began with the unfurling of the national and university flags by IU vice-chancellor Shaikh Abdus Salam and pro vice-chancellor Prof M Mahbubur Rahman, respectively.
Teachers, students, officers and employees later brought out a colourful procession led by the VC on the campus. The procession ended in front of Bangla Moncha adjacent to the university’s arts building.
Subsequently, a discussion and a cultural programme was held on the campus.
Among others, IU treasurer Prof M Alamgir Hossain Bhuiya, acting registrar Ataur Rahman, transport administrator Prof M Anowar Hossain, proctor Prof M Jahangir Hossain, and deans and chairpersons of different faculties were present on the occasion.
The university began its journey on November 22 in 1979 in Gazipur on a campus currently used by National University.