Silver jubilee of CU journalism dept ends

Staff Correspondent

25 December, 2019 12:00 AM printer

Silver jubilee of CU journalism dept ends

A colorful procession was taken out marking the silver jubilee of Chittagong University (CU) Communication and Journalism Department on the university campus on Friday. — SUN PHOTO

The two-day Silver Jubilee programme of Chittagong University (CU) Communication and Journalism department ended amid festivity on Friday.

The department and its alumni association jointly organised the programme on the university campus and the Chattogram city.

Planning Minister MA Mannan attended the programme as the chief guest while CU Vice Chancellor Professor Dr Shireen Akhter inaugurated it on Thursday.

Earlier, a colourful procession participated by the teachers, students, officials and employees of the department was brought out and it paraded different streets before ending in front of the Social Science faculty.

Addressing the discussion, the Minister MA Mannan asked the concerned people to find out causes behind questions regarding quality of universities in the country.

He also laid emphasis on finding role model from ourselves to take the country forward further. Terming the journalism as fourth pillar of a country, the minister called upon the journalists to play due role.

The department Head Associate Professor Md Abul Kalam Azad presided over the discussion while Social Science faculty Dean Professor Dr Farid Uddin Ahmed, PHP Family Chairman Sufi Mizanur Rahman, the department Professor Ali Asgar Chowdhury, Alumni Association President Nazrul Islam Shimul and General Secretary Hamid Ullah attended it among others.