President Abdul Hamid called on all the university-authorities to take the responsibility of making the generation well-educated and skilled human resource.
He made the remarks while addressing at the first convocation of Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (CVASU) on Sunday.
“Bangladesh is passing through a bright time of possibility. Therefore, the universities must take the responsibility of turning the youths into well-educated and skilled human resource. I hope that with the united efforts of all, we will be able to build Sonar Bangla as dreamt by Bangabandhu, Inshallah.” he said.
Abdul Hamid said higher educational institutions have to take initiatives to get the students engaged in latest information-based education, research and creative practice both at home and abroad.
The President insists on friendly relationship between the students and the teachers as such relationship can play an effective role in creating a good environment for education in the universities.
“Hopefully, this university will try to implement all the necessary measures to fulfill the great aims of forming a knowledge-based society- that is the expectation of all,” said Abdul Hamid.
Referring to the importance of internship for hands-on education the President appreciated CVASU’s widespread initiatives for carrying out research and expansion programs.
“A modern research and pet animal hospital is being constructed in Dhaka city. There will be opportunities for internships for students. As a result, trained students will get employment opportunities in both home and abroad,” he added.
Convocation speaker Prof. AK Azad Chowdhury, Chairman of Bangladesh University Grants Commission Professor Abdul Mannan and Vice-Chancellor of the university Prof Dr. Gautam Buddha Das also spoke on the occasion.