MNA Education Desk: Authorities of English department of Islamic University (IU) began its first alumni reunion and Silver Jubilee programme on the campus amid enthusiasm and festivity.
Marking the function, the department chalked out a two day-long elaborate programmes with a slogan of “Let’s get set for a trip to nostalgic”.
On the first day, a discussion meeting, recollection of memories, crests giving ceremony and cultural programmes were held at Birshreshtha Hamidur Rahman auditorium of the university from 3pm.
Vice-chancellor of the university Professor Dr M Harun-Ur-Rashid Askari addressed the function as the chief guest while Pro-VC Professor Dr M Shahinoor Rahman and Treasurer Professor Dr M Selim Toha spoke as the special guests.
More than 1000 former and current students, teachers and staffs of the department attended the programme with department chairman Professor Dr AHM Aktarul Islam in the chair.
On the consecutive second day of the function, a joyous rally, sports for the delegates, set up alumni association, raffle draw and cultural show will also be held on Saturday.