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Finance Minister proposed for CoU first convocation speaker


Published : 15 Nov 2019 10:02 PM | Updated : 07 Sep 2020 10:17 PM

After the establishment of Comilla University (CoU), the first convention will be held on January 27 in 2020. Finance Minister A M Mustafa Kamal has been proposed as the convention speaker. But it was not confirmed by the authorities till now. 

President of the country and chancellor of the university Md. Abdul Hamid will presided over the first convocation. 

University Registrar Prof. Dr. Md. Abu Taher said, ‘Finance Minister has been proposed to be the convention speaker. He has not confirmed anything yet. But we are also thinking of other world leaders, including the current Chief Justice, as an alternative.’

Meanwhile, the administration has not released any specific details about what kind of facilities and facilities are available for students around the convocation. The students said that the convocation fee was too high. Convocation fee has been fixed at Taka 3550 for undergraduate degree holders and Taka 5045 for undergraduate as well as postgraduate (two degrees).

It is reported that many graduates are not applying for the convocation over the fee and convention speaker issues. The application period ends on November 30.

University Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Emran Kabir Chowdhury said, ‘I am still not sure whether the convention is, the convention speaker later. We need around 3 crore to organize the convocation. I am not sure where it will come from. In an interview last month, I proposed to the Honorable Finance Minister to be the convention speaker. 

He has not confirmed anything yet. However, we will inform the convention speaker on time.’