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UGC to organise industrial expo in December

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  • 1 November, 2021 12:00 AM
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UGC to organise industrial expo in December

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University Grants Commission (UGC) announced to organize an industrial exhibition in December marking the birth centenary of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi joined a virtual ice breaking session of the event styled as “Mujib 100 Industry Exhibition” on Saturday.

Commerce minister lauded the initiative saying the event is “time-befitting”. The event will also highlight the Vision 2041.

UGC is going to organize “International Conference on 4th Industrial Revolution and Beyond – IC4IR 2021” on December 10-11, 2021 marking the birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

To bridge the gap between academia and industry, the “Mujib 100 Industry Exhibition” will be at the IC4IR 2021 as a co-initiative where more than 100 industries will take part.

“The exhibition will serve as a media for all participants in the industrial and commercial sectors of Bangladesh to deliver their services and products directly to their desired clients,” Tipu Munshi said. Wishing the success of the event, he also said “I think this effort will open a lot of opportunities for the country’s industries.”  UGC chairman Prof Kazi Shahidullah presided over the session, also attended by its member Prof Md Sazzad Hossain, Bangladesh Hi-Tech Park Authority managing director Bikarna Kumar Ghosh, UGC acting secretary Ferdous Zaman, director general and project director of SCPA-SDG Project Dr. Mohammad Abdul Latif of Prime Minister Office (PMO), BGMEA vice-president M Shahidullah Azim and United Power Generation and Distribution company Ltd managing director Moinuddin Hasan Rashid.

"Mujib 100 Industry Exhibition" will feature workshops on various contemporary issues, roundtable meetings with important person, multiple plenary sessions, idea show-casing and multiple MoUs signing.