The 19th convocation ceremony of the American International University-Bangladesh (AIUB) will be held at its permanent campus in the capital on Sunday.
President Md Abdul Hamid, also Chancellor of the university, has kindly authorised Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni to preside over the ceremony and confer the degrees to the graduating students, said a press release.Former finance minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith is expected to attend the programme as convocation speaker.
Deputy Education Minister Mohibul Hassan Chowdhoury and chairman of University Grants Commission (UGC) Prof Dr Kazi Shahidullah will be present as special guests in the event, the press release added.
Chairman of AIUB Board of Trustee Nadia Anwar and Vice- Chancellor Dr Carmen Z Lamagna will also deliver speeches on the occasion.
A total of 4,502 graduates of academic year of 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 who have successfully completed all the academic requirements in various disciplines of the Bachelor and Master’s Degree programme will be conferred degrees at the convocation.