The University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh, more popularly known as ULAB, celebrated its 18th Foundation Day on Saturday at its permanent campusMohammadpur in the capital.
Information and Broadcasting Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud joined the foundation day celebration as the chief guest.
The event started with a presentation of the ULAB theme song, followed by the welcome speech of Dr Kazi Anis Ahmed, Vice-president of the ULAB Board of Trustees.
The Information Minister praised the green campus and thanked the ULAB authority for thinking differently in terms of designing its academic curriculum. “While other universities are focused on market demands, ULAB is trying to promote humanitarianism through their curriculum,” the Minister said in his speech.
Expressing his admiration for the green campus of ULAB, the Minister said that ULAB was established with a different mindset. “While others are giving importance to the market demand, ULAB has designed the curriculum keeping in mind the social and humanitarian aspects. In this regard, ULAB is an exceptional institution,” he added.
Quoting the words of former Indian President APJ Abdul Kalam, he said to the students that it is not enough to just dream, buone has to work hard to chase after the dream to become successful.