Wednesday, November 22, 2017 | ePaper

25th Robi-Dristy Debate held in Port city

  • Print
Campus Report :
The closing ceremony of the Robi-Dristy Debate Competition has come to an end on Saturday at the Theater Institute in Chittagong. This was the 25th edition of this prestigious debate contest organized by Dristy Chittagong, says a press release.
Chittagong University, Chittagong Govt High School and Presidency International School were crowned as the champions in University, School and College level respectively. The college level debate competition was held in English language.
Kalokakoli High School became runner-up in school level and Tanvir from Chittagong Government High School was adjudged as the best debater. North-South University became runner-up in the University level debate competition.
Information Affairs Advisor to the Prime Minister and eminent journalist, Iqbal Sobhan Chowdhury distributed prizes among the winners at the closing ceremony as chief guest. Robi's Chief Corporate and People Officer (CCPO) and former debater Matiul Islam Nowshad, banglanews24.com's Bureau Chief in Chittagong, Tapan Chakroborty; Sunrise Grammer School's Principal Safia Gazi Rahman, Robi's Cluster Market Director, Eastern Cluster, Nazir Ahmed and Bangladesh Debate Federation's President, Abdullah Muhammad Shukrana were present on the occasion as Special Guests. Dristy Chittagong's President, Masud Bakul presided over the ceremony.
Speaking on the occasion, Iqbal Sobhan Chowdhury said, "Current young generation is enriched with information. They have huge curiosity to gather knowledge. Youth from the entire country should take up debate as a means for developing their merit."
He added, if Dhaka is the head of the country, then Chittagong is the heartbeat. So, development of the city is the reflection of our country's development. Present Government under the leadership of Prime Minister is constantly working to develop the port city.
Robi's CCPO, Matiul Islam Nowshad in his speech said, "Ability to speak well and thinking power are mandatory for becoming a quality leader. He hailed Dristy as the factory of building leaders and said, Robi is proud of partnering with Dristy in bringing about positive changes in the society."
President of Drity Chittagong, Masud Bakul said, "Dristy Chittagong is the lone organization that is organizing school debate competition for the 25th consecutive year in the country. We believe, our effort can't go in vain in our pursuit to build a society based on rationality through youth engagement."
Senior Vice-Chairman, Saif Chowdhury; Vice President, Shahidul Islam; General Secretary, Saber Shah; Joint Secretary, Saifuddin Munna and Zunayed Koushik Chowdhury and Organizing Secretary, Kazi Arafat of Dristy Chittagong were also present on the occasion.

More News For this Category

AIUB student awarded in ICT Expo

AIUB student awarded in ICT Expo

Campus Report :To embolden the advancement in technology, ICT Division, Ministry of Posts, Telecommunication and Information Technology, Bangladesh Computer Samity (BCS) and Bangladesh Hi-Tech Park Authority organised "Bangladesh ICT Expo

Hippolytus staged at SUB Mahmuda Begum Sinthia

A drama show of staging Euripides's famous tragedy "Hippolytus" was held at the auditorium of Stamford University Bangladesh (SUB) on Wednesday with much enthusiasm and ebullience. Chairman of English Department,

ULAB holds seminar on skills for banking sector

Campus Report :ULAB School of Business (USB) of University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh organized a seminar entitled "What are the skills fresh graduates need to enter in the service/banking sector"

EWU holds discussion on Bangabandhu

EWU holds discussion on Bangabandhu

Campus Report :The Department of Law of East West University (EWU) in celebration of the University's 21st anniversary organized a discussion meeting titled "Bangabandhu, Muktijuddher Chetona Ebong Shangbidhan" (Bangabandhu, Spirit

BRU organizes CSE Fest

BRU organizes CSE Fest

Jannatun lucky, BRU :A three-day 'CSE Festival-2017' organized by Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) of Begum Rokeya University (BRU), Rangpur started on Sunday. The launch of 'Innovation Hub'

IUT holds 31st Convocation

IUT holds 31st Convocation

Campus Report :The 31st Convocation of Islamic University of Technology (IUT) was held on its campus at Board Bazar, Gazipur on Wednesday amid festivity and traditional solemnity. Foreign Minister Abul

CUB, DIU celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week

CUB, DIU celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week

Campus Report :Department of Entrepreneurship of Daffodil International University (DIU) and The School of Business, Canadian University of Bangladesh (CUB) have celebrated Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) 2017. DIU organised a

More than 23 applicants against each seat of BU

Our Correspondent, Barisal :More than twenty-three applicants vie for total 1,375 seats in 22 subjects under six faculties of Barisal University (BU), the only general public university in the division

BUBT, others get thanks letter for own campus

Campus Report :The University Grants Commission (UGC) and the Ministry of Education of Bangladesh have issued two different letters with the gratitude to country's 12 private universities including Bangladesh University

GUB organizes Club Fair 2017

GUB organizes Club Fair 2017

Campus Report :Green University of Bangladesh (GUB) organized a colorful Club Fair-2017 on Thursday to encourage the newly admitted students in co-curricular activities. GUB Vice-Chancellor, Prof Dr Md. Golam Samdani