Bangladesh's leading institution of medical education and research, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU), will celebrate its founding anniversary and 21st University Day today in a befitting manner.The university has chalked out elaborate programmes including hoisting of national and university flags in the morning, placing of wreaths at the portrait of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, releasing of balloons and pigeons and bringing out a colorful procession and holding discussion, local media reports said.
President Md. Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina issued separate messages ahead of the day expressing their hope that BSMMU will play more significant role to flourish education and research in medical science to contribute to further development of health sector. They greeted all teachers, physicians, nurses, officials and employees marking the day.
Marking the day, a colorful procession led by BSMMU Vice-Chancellor Professor Kanak Kanti Barua would be brought from Bat-tola of the university in the morning.