International Hult Prize-2019 ‘On Campus’ was held for the first time at Noakhali Science and Technology University in collaboration with Institute of Information Sciences, United Nations and Global Clinton Initiative on 5 December, 2018 Wednesday. Touhidur Rahman Adil, student of Institute of Information Sciences, has been selected campus director for the Hult Prize NSTU on-campus programme. Shamima Yesmin, Hult Prize NSTU convenor, is hopeful that the selected team from NSTU has as good a chance as anyone to win this year’s Hult Prize. Vice-chancellor Professor Dr M Wahiduzzaman and Treasurer Professor Dr Mohammed Faruque Uddin of Noakhali Science and Technology University were present as guests of honour.
‘Curriculum Development Workshop’ for BSS program of Institute of Information Sciences was held at Noakhali Science and Technology University
Institute of Information Sciences (IIS), Noakhali Science and Technology University (NSTU) organized a workshop on curriculum development on Friday 10 December 2018 at Department Virtual Classroom- 1 in Noakhali Science and Technology University. As a chief guest, Professor Dr M Wahiduzzaman, Vice-Chancellor of Noakhali Science and Technology University inaugurated the daylong workshop. Professor Dr Mohammed Faruque Uddin, Treasurer, Noakhali Science and Technology University was also present as a special guest in that workshop. The workshop was presided by Dr Abdullah-Al Mamun, Director of Institute of Information Sciences, Noakhali Science and Technology University.
Mukta, December 15, 2018
“Our Honorable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is highly sincere for funding research development in Bangladesh. She already instructed the ministries for developing research in the different areas of the Art, Literature, History and Cultures’’- Cultural Affairs Minister Asaduzzaman Noor said while unveiling two book titled “HISTORY OF BANGLADESH, Early Bengal in Regional Perspectives” and “National Atlas of Bangladesh” in the Bangladesh Asiatic Society Auditorium at December 9, 2018. The minister also shared that this current Government is highly emphasizing in the research sector and give the highest allotment offer to develop in the research sector in Bangladesh.
Mr. Ahiduzzaman Liton, Librarian, Ministry of Foreign Affairs(MOFA) has been appointed as Head of Chancery and 2nd Secretary, Bangladeshi Embassy in Baghdad, Iraq.
A fruitful meeting with Librarians and students (from each institute) of UDL beneficiaries held on Wednesday 12th December 2018 at UGC Auditorium. Concerned Members of UGC, PD (HEQEP), project officials and World Bank officials were present at the meeting. A good number of library professionals including Mr. Hossam Haider Chowdhury, Librarian, Independent University of Bangladesh(IUB), Dr. Mirza Mohd. Rezaul Islam, Librarian, Islamic University of Technology (IUT), Dr. Md. Anwarul Islam, Librarian, Sher-e Bangla Agriculture University, Ms. Hasina Afroz, BRAC University were present along with others.
World Bank authority likes to know the outcomes of their support. Students and librarians gladly participated in the discussion.
Bangabandhu and Liberation War Corner was inaugurated at the Bangladesh Bank Library on 13 December 2018 Thursday. Bangladesh Bank Governor Fazle Kabir inaugurated the corner as a chief guest. Md. Akhtaruzzaman, Executive Director (Research) was present at the event as a special guest. The function was presided over by General Manager (Library) Mohammad Mahbubur Rahman Khan. Executive Directors of the Bank, General Managers and Deputy General Managers and various level officials were present in the program among others. Besides, leaders of Bangabandhu Parishad, Bangladesh Bank Officers Welfare Council, Bangladesh Bank Employees Association (CBA) and participants of other organizations participated in the inauguration program.
On the arrival of Dr Javed Iqbal Khan, Professor and Chair, Kent State University, United States of America a meeting with Library professionals of Bangladesh was held on 21 November 2018 at Cinnamon Restaurant, Mohakhali, Dhaka.
Mr Khan was greeted by the library professionals in Bangladesh. Different professional issues including University Grants Commission Consortia, how it will sustainable, world bank issue were discussed in this meeting. Prof. Khan was interested in knowing the librarian’s thinking in relation to the development of the sector.
Leaders of Library Association of Bangladesh (LAB) greeted with a flower bouquet to the newly appointed Director General of Directorate of Secondary and Higher Education under Ministry of Education (DSHE) on 28 November 2018 at Nowab Abdul Gani Road, Dhaka.
The 18th Meeting of the Coordinating Committee of the Library Consortium of Bangladesh (LiCoB) [previously Bangladesh INASP-PERii Consortium (BIPC)] was held on 27 November 2018 in the Seminar Room of the Bangladesh Academy of Sciences, National Museum of Science & Technology Bhavan, Agargaon, Dhaka 1207.