MNA Educations Desk: The fifth convocation of Eastern University (EU) was held at Basundhara Convention Centre in the capital yesterday.
High Commissioner of Canada Benoit-Pierre Larmee on Sunday termed the graduating students of Eastern University (EU) as the future of Bangladesh and the torchbearers for positive change.
EU conferred degrees to 1,901 graduating students of four different faculties.
Certificates were also distributed among the graduates. Of them, two students received Chancellor’s Gold Medal, three Chairman’s Gold Medal and four Vice Chancellor’s Gold Medal.
The convocation speaker congratulated the young graduates and wished them a happy, prosperous and long life.
On behalf of the President and Chancellor of the university, Advocate Abdul Hamid, Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid presided over the convocation ceremony and conferred degrees among the students. University Grants Commission (UGC) chairman Prof Abdul Mannan was present as the special guest.