AUPF – 2019 (Dhaka, Bangladesh)

On 22-24 th November, 2019 18th Asian University President Forum (AUPF 2019) was hosted by Daffodil University, Dhaka, Bangladesh. The Forum had seen 76 delegates of 40 universities from 13 countries from Asia and Europe, among those were founders, Chancellors, Vice- Chancellors, Rectors, Presidents, Professors and other distinguished guests.

Adamas University was represented in the Forum by Prof. Samit Ray, Chancellor and Dr. Parimal Chandra Biswas, Dean, Students Affairs and International Relations. Adamas University signed MoU with Daffodil University, Bangladesh and Petra Christian University, Indonesia. On behalf of Adamas University MoU was signed by Prof. Samit Ray, Chancellor. On behalf of Daffodil University MOU was signed by Prof. Dr. Yusuf M. Islam, Vice- Chancellor, Daffodil University. On Behalf of Petra Christian University MOU was signed by Mr. Djwantoro Hardjito, Rector.

Prof. Samit Ray honoured some of the honourable guests, members of the Standing Committee of AUPF 2019 by handing over them mementos of Adamas University, like Professor Dr. Kazi Shahidullah ( Chairman, University Grant Commission of Bangladesh), Dr. Sabur Khan ( Founder-Chairman, Daffodil University, President of AUPF 2019), Dr. Govindasamy Viswanathan ( Founder-Chancellor, Vellor Institute of Technology, India, President of AUPF 2020), Mr. Mingying Zhuang (Honorary President, Chaoshan College, Guangdong, China) and other distinguished guests.

The 18th Asian University President Forum (AUPF 2019) in Dhaka, Bangladesh focused on entrepreneurial education and experiential learning. Honourable Education Minister of Bangladesh, Dr. Dipu Moni highlighted in Her inaugural speech the importance of making students life- long learners. Dr. Sabur Khan, President of AUPF 2019 emphasised on learning best practices of education from one another.