Khulna University of Engineering & Technology (KUET) observed Shaheed Dibash & International Mother Language Day on February 21, 2013 thursday by paying respect to the country’s most illustrious sons who were killed by the Pakistani forces at 21 February 1952.
Vice-Chancellor of KUET Prof. Dr. Muhammed Alamgir placed floral wreaths on KUET central Shaheed Meenar at 21 February, 12:01 a.m. on behalf of the University. Later, KUET Teachers Association, Director (Students’ Welfare) Prof. Dr. Muhammad Harunur Rashid, Provosts and students of different Halls, KUET Officers Association & other organizations of KUET placed floral wreath at the memorial.
KUET took elaborate programmes to observe the day in a befitting manner. Black flags were hoisted and the national flag flew at half-mast atop all important buildings including the Vice-Chancellor’s office at 6:00 a.m. Later at 9:30 a.m. a drawing competition for children was held at the university auditorium. At 11:00 a.m. on 21 February a discussion meeting was also held at the university auditorium with Director (Welfare) Prof. Dr. Muhammad Harunur Rashid in the chair. Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Muhammed Alamgir was present there as the Chief Guest. Among others Professor of Physics Department Dr. Shibendra Shekher Sikder, Professor of Leather Engineering Department Dr.Syed Ali Molla, Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering Department Sajal Kumar Adhikary, Registrar (CC) G M Shahidul Alam, Physical Education Officer Md. Sarder Abul kalam azad and among staff Md. Khakon Molla spoke in the meeting. After Asr prayer a milad-mahfil was arranged at the KUET central Mosque.