Dhaka, 31 January 2018 : Mr. Nurul Islam Nahid, MP, Minister, Ministry of Education said, ‘Devote your full potentials for the development of our country with patriotism, honesty and sincerity.’ As the Chief Guest the Minister handed over certificates and medals to new graduates of Military Institute of Science and Technology on the occasion of B.Sc in Engineering Degree Awarding Ceremony held today Wednesday (31-01-2018) at MIST Campus in Mirpur Cantonment, Dhaka.

Education Minister further said, ‘I firmly believe that you will work relentlessly in relation to attain the technical optimism in the context of Bangladesh to achieve vision-2021.’ He said, ‘Rapid development in the field of technology has brought revolutionary and epoch making changes around the globe. Your success and credibility has already earned laurel for this institute within short span of time. You should inculcate the habit of upgrading your mental faculty by relentless pursuit of knowledge.’

The Minister urged all the science and technology-based educational institutes to play a wholehearted supportive role to the government’s endeavors in building up Digital Bangladesh. The Minister called upon the graduates to take challenges of the 21st century to build themselves as worthy citizens in future. Mr. Nahid further said, ‘We want such a new generation which will be competent in science and technology, imbued with ethical values, patriotism and responsible to citizens of our country.’

The Minister extended his heartiest felicitation to all new graduates and praised MIST authority for maintaining the high standard of education. Terming MIST as a Role Model Institution, he earged upon the authority to impart knowledge to students in such a manner so they become skillful, conscientious and self-responsible to their professions. He expect that the graduates of this institution will be an asset for the nation.

A total no of 514 students completed their graduation in this year. Amongst them 437 were civil, 76 military and 1 foreign students. Nafisha Nubayaatt Haq of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering Department was awarded Osmany Memorial Gold medal for outstanding academic result.

Among others, Chief of Army Staff General Abu Belal Muhammad Shafiul Huq, Defense Secretary Mr. Akhter Hussain Bhuya, Engineer-in-Chief of Bangladesh Army Major General Md Siddiqur Rahman Sarker, MIST Comandant Major General Md Abul Khair, Ambassadors, professors of different universities, high ranking civil and military officials were present in the ceremony.