Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid on Wednesday said the government will take legal action against the private universities which have failed to run the varsities as per the law.
He said, “Some private universities couldn’t fulfill minimum criteria yet and we have no alternative to go for legal action about those universities.”Nahid came up with the remarks while addressing the 7th convocation of Daffodil International University (DIU) on its permanent campus in Dattapara area at Savar.
University Grants Commission (UGC) Chairman Prof Abdul Mannan, DIU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Yousuf Mahbubul Islam and Chairman of the university’s Trustee Board Sabur Khan addressed the programme, among others.
Dr Kakha Shengelia, President of International Association of University Presidents & President of Caucasus University in Georgia, attended the event as the convocation Speaker.
Education Minister said, “We never discriminate between the students of private and public universities. All are our children and we want to ensure quality education for all of them”.
He said, “You (students) are the future of the country. So, you have to be good citizens through acquiring knowledge to boost development process for building a prosperous Bangladesh.”
Nahid urged the authorities concerned to ensure congenial and good academic atmosphere at all educational institutions to make those free from all sorts of terror activities.Dr. Kakha Shengelia said, “The future growth of the world lies in creation of human wealth and to create this wealth, we need quality institutions. All we need is to make our human resources more and more skilled and competent.”
A total of 3,498 students were conferred upon graduation and post graduation degrees and among them 15 best result oriented graduates were awarded ‘Gold Medal’ in different categories.