Khulna University of Engineering and Technology (KUET) observed the 45th martyrdom anniversary of the greatest Bengali in thousand year, the Architect of Independent Bangladesh, Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and the National Mourning Day on August 15, 2020 with due solemnity and the highest respect. Marking the day, early in the morning, the National Flag was flown at half-mast and black flag was flown at the administrative building, Vice-Chancellor's Banglow and all the residential halls of student. At 10:00 AM, The Honorable Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Dr. Quazi Sazzad Hossain paid homage to Bangabandhu by offering the Floral wreaths in front of the sculpture of Bangabandhu at the "Bangabandhu Square" on behalf of the University. Later, Teachers’ Association, Director (Students' Welfare), Officers Association, Fazlul Haque Hall, Lalan Shah Hall, Khanjahan Ali Hall, Dr. M A Rashid Hall, Rokeya Hall, Amar Ekushy Hall, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Hall, Karmokarta Somity (Up-gradation), Employee Association (3rd Class), Employee Association (4th Class), Master Roll Employee Association placed the floral wreaths in front the sculpture of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at the "Bangabandhu Square".
An online discussion meeting was also held at Khulna University of Engineering and Technology (KUET) at 11:10 AM. The Honorable Vice-Chancellor of KUET Prof. Dr. Quazi Sazzad Hossain spoke as the chief guest at the discussion meeting. Acting Director (Student’ Welfare) Dr. Ismail Saifullah presided over the function. Dean of Civil Engineering Faculty Prof. Dr. Mohammad Abu Yousuf; Dean of Electrical and Electronic Engineering Faculty Prof. Dr. K. M. Azharul Hasan; Dean of Mechanical Engineering Faculty Prof. Dr. Mohammad Ariful Islam and Registrar G M Shahidul Alam were took part in the online discussion meeting as the Special Guests. President of the Teachers' Association Prof. Dr. Pallab Kumar Choudhury, General Secretary of the Teachers Association Dr. Md. Abdul Hasib, Director of Institute of Information and Communication Technology Prof. Dr. Bashudeb Chandra Ghosh, Director (R&E) Prof Dr. Shibendra Shekher Sikder , Teachet of The Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE) Prof. Dr. Mohiuddin Ahmad, Head of Mechatronics Engineering (ME) Department Prof. Dr. Sobahan Mia, Head of Urban and Regional Planning (URP) Department Prof. Dr. Md. Mustafa Saroar, Director (P&D) Prof Dr. Kazi ABM Mohiuddin, Head of Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) Department Prof. Dr. Pintu Chandra Shill, Provost of Dr. M A Rashid Hall Prof. Dr. Sajal Kumar Adhikary, President of Officers Association Md. Nuruzzaman, General Secretary of Officers Association Md. Akkas Ali, President of Karmachari Samity (3rd Class) Md. Mamunur Rashid Jewel took part in the discussion. Public Relations Officer Monoj Kumar Majumder represented the event.
After Asr prayer, a Doa Mahfil was arranged at the KUET central mosque for the departed soul of the Father of the Nation, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and his family members assassinated on 15 August, 1975.