CU Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr Iftekhar Uddin Chowdhury inaugurated the programme. Photo: Courtesy
The silver jubilee of Bangladesh National Cadet Corps (Naval Wing) of University of Chittagong platoon celebrated its 25-year anniversary at the university campus today with much enthusiasm.
With the presence of former and running cadets, the daylong programme had been started with a colourful procession, started from the university administrative building and ended before the law faculty building after marching important intersections and points of the campus.
CU Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr Iftekhar Uddin Chowdhury has inaugurated the programme addressing as chief guest while CU Pro Vice-Chancellor Professor Shirin Akhtar addressed as a special guest.
CU VC said: “Every student has to engage with BNCC for taking some extra-curricular training and enlarge their knowledge power. Besides it also helps to maintain sound health, discover own creativity and broaden the mentality.”
CU BNCC (Naval) Chief Professor Under Officer Dr Towhid Hossain Chowdhury presided over the programme.
CU BNCC Coordinator Lt Col Professor Dr M Shafiqul Alam, CU BNCC (Naval) unit’s former cadets organization Anchor CU President Mohammad Borhan Uddin, Anchor CU General Secretary Sontos Kumar Chakma spoke in the programme among others.
Apart from the discussion session, cultural programme and special honourary crest giving ceremony also held in the programme where about 350 former and existing cadets took part.
A special magazine titled "Nongor" has been published on this occasion.