The Mass Communication and Journalism Department of Dhaka University celebrated its Diamond Jubilee on Wednesday.
Vice-Chancellor Dr Md. Akhtaruzzaman joined the programme as the chief guest at the Prof. Mozaffar Ahmed Chowdhury Auditorium on 28th September 2022.
After the inauguration of the programme, he opened various programs of the department which will be activated throughout the year on this occasion.
Chairman of the Department of Mass Communication and Journalism Professor Dr Abul Mansoor Ahmed presided over the opening ceremony, while renowned journalist of the country Abed Khan and Dhaka University Social Science Faculty Dean Prof. Dr Zia Rahman spoke as a special guest. Associate Professor Shabnam Azim and prof Robayet Ferdous conducted the program. Editors and heads from different media houses also joined the program.
Professor Akhtaruzzaman emphasized strengthening academia-industry relationships to produce skilled and up-to-date graduates and said that industry suggestions and recommendations will be accepted in increasing the efficiency and quality of graduates.
He called upon the graduates of Dhaka University to play an effective role in meeting the needs of society and the nation.
"The media of the country will work as a supporting force in the development of the overall education and research of Dhaka University including journalism education," he added.
After the opening ceremony, a round table meeting on 'Interaction and Interdependence between Academia and Industry' was held. Famous people from the media industry participated in this meeting.