Dhaka University Vice-Chancellor Prof. Md. Akteruzzaman has evoked youth to wake up to realise the importance and weight of the historic 7th March speech to acquire stamina and valor to turn Bangladesh into a developed country amid 2041. The VC commented on a virtual symposium held to celebrate the historic 7th March about “Importance and implication of historic 7th March speech of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman” on Sunday at
Nawab Nabab Ali Chowdhury Senate Bhaban.
Prof. Md. Akteruzzaman said, "The historic 7th March speech not only inspired Bangali nation to jump into liberation war, this speech inspired deprived, suffered and liberation loving people of the world for ages. UNESCO has recognized the historical 7th March speech of Bangabandhu as part of the world documentary heritage under the Memory of the world register. Now, we are discussing the importance and implication of the speech on a such historic year when Bangladesh graduated as a Developing Country from Least Developed Country (LCD). Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina immolated the achievement to the youth of the country. So, they have to come forward to build a prosperous nation."
Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Administration) Prof. Mohammad Samad, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Academic) Prof. Maksud Kamal, Treasurer Prof. Mamtaj Uddin Ahmed, Dhaka University Teachers Association (DUTA) president Prof. Md. Rahmat Ullah, the General secretary Prof. Md. Nizamul Hoque Buiya, Leaders of the officers association were present at the symposium while Register Md. Anamujjaman conduced the program.
Earlier, Headed by Prof. Md Akteruzzaman, teachers and officers of the university paid rich tributes by placing a wreath at the portrait of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at Bangabandhu Museum of Dhanmandi 32 in the morning.