The three-day “BUP National Law Fest 2019” ended at Bangladesh University of Professional (BUP) campus in the capital on Tuesday.
Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain attended the closing ceremony as chief guest, said a press release.The BUP Law and Moot Court Club (BUP-LMCC) under the Department of Law of the university organised the first ever law fest.
In his speech, Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain encouraged the law students to prepare themselves with required professional skills and dedication as they are the future lawyers and judges of the country.
Justice Sheikh Md Zakir Hossain, Judge of High Court Division, Supreme Court of Bangladesh, Professor Dr M Abul Kashem Muzumder, BUP Pro-VC, and ZI Khan Panna, Advocate, Supreme Court of Bangladesh, attended the ceremony as special guests, the press release added.
Around 500 law students from 16 public and private universities in the country participated in the fest.
On September 15, Barrister M Amir-Ul Islam, Senior Advocate, Supreme Court of Bangladesh and the Drafter of Proclamation of Independence 1971, inaugurated the fest.