Bangladesh University of Business and Technology (BUBT) organized an online discussion on Wednesday, March 31, 2021 to mark the golden jubilee of Bangladesh's great independence and the Mujib Centenary.
Mr. Kamal Ahmed Mojumder, MP, Hon'ble Minister of State, Ministry of Industries, Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh addressed the meeting as the Chief Guest.
Highlighting the role of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in Independence, he said, "Pakistan forces could not harm the unarmed Bengali peasants-students-people on March 7 because of Bangabandhu's foresight." The Hon'ble State Minister further said, “Major Ziaur Rahman did not claim himself as the Declarer of the Independence in his life. And the country and the people prepared themselves for the war of liberation under the direction of Bangabandhu.” According to Mr. Kamal, “India's contribution to Bangladesh's War of Independence is undeniable. Therefore, Bengali should not oppose India.” Mentioning that the country is moving forward under the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, he urged all not to support the fierce activities of ‘religious traders’.
Professor Dr. Shafique, Ahmed Siddique, Chairman, BUBT Trust spoke as the Guest of Honor. He called for a study of the history of the War of Liberation and the context of the Declaration of Independence. He said, “Despite pressure from the people, Bangabandhu did not declare the Independence on March 7 to get the support of the international community.
As the Session Chair Professor Dr. Muhammed, Fayyaz Khan, Vice Chancellor, BUBT described Bangabandhu's childhood life, Professor Md. Abu Saleh, Adviser, BUBT spoke as the Special Guest. Professor Mian Lutfar Rahman, Member, BUBT Trust delivered the keynote speech, Professor Dr. Md. Ali Noor, Pro-VC, BUBT delivered the welcome speech.
Respected Members of BUBT Trust, Treasurer, Registrar, Director of IQAC-BUBT, Deans of faculties, Chairmen of departments, Proctor, Joint Director of Accounts, Teachers-, Officials-Staff and students were connected from Zoom and Facebook page.