A high level trade delegation led by Honorable State Minister, Ministry of Trade and Industry, Ethiopian HE Mr. Gebreyesus visited at BUFT Campus on May 21, 2019. 11 members of Ethiopian delegation met the Founder Chairman, Board of Trustees, BUFT Mr. Muzaffar Uddin Siddique and exchanged of views on the issue of signing a Memorandum of Understanding on Education between BGMEA University of Fashion & Technology (BUFT) and Ethiopian Textile Industry Development Institute (ETIDI), Ethiopian. The Ethiopian side is to their students to study in the graduate and undergraduate programme in Fashion Design & Technology (FDT) at BUFT. In addition, BUFT expressed willingness to cooperation them by providing support in teaching & research for Ethiopian institution. Mr. Siddique presented the crest and flower bouquet to delegates. Later the delegation team visited at BUFT Campus. At that time another Ethiopian delegates Mr. Seleshi Lemma BEKELE, Director General of ETIDI, Mr. Goshu Negash GOBONNA, President ETIGAM,; Mr. Sium Tecleab HABTEZION, Director of Ethiopian Textile Industry Development Institute (ETIDI); Acting Vice Chancellor of BUFT Prof, Dr, Engr. Ayub Nabi Khan, Treasurer, Registrar, Deans, Heads of the Departments, Faculty Members and Official of BUFT were present with the team.
The 3rd graduation ceremony of the BGMEA Institute of Fashion and Technology (BIFT) was held on April 20, 2019 at the BUFT Campus, Nishatnagar, Turag, Dhaka organised by BGMEA University of Fashion & Technology (BUFT). Prof. Dr. Harun-Or-Rashid, Vice Chancellor of National Universty, Bangladesh, conferred the certificates to the graduating students. 650 students of AMT, FDT and KMT 111, 112 and 121 batches successfully completed of the Bachelor’s Degree programs of the Institute. Mr. Muzaffar U Siddique, Founder Chairman, Board of Trustees of BUFT and President, Board of Governors of BIFT chaired the ceremony and delivered the welcome speech to congratulate the graduates for their remarkable achievement. He hoped that the fresh graduates are endowed with sufficient knowledge and skill to be able to face any challenges that our society and the world brings to them. Engr. Kutubuddin Ahmed, Chairman and Founder of Envoy Group & Sheltech Group graced the ceremony as the Graduation speaker and Prof. Dr. Shafique Ahmed Siddique attended the function as the special guest. Other Trustee members of BUFT who attended the function were Shafiul Islam Mohiuddin, President, FBCCI & managing director of Onus Group; Mr. Reaz-Bin-Mahmood, former Vice President (Finance) of BGMEA; Mr. Khandokar Rafiqul Islam; Mr. Md. Moshiul Azam (Shajal), Former President, Board of Governors, BIFT Mr. Shirajul Islam and Vice Chancellor (Acting) of BUFT, Prof. Dr. Engr. Ayub Nabi Khan. Opening speech was given by BUFT Vice Chancellor (acting) and Principal in charge of BIFT Prof. Dr. Engr. Ayub Nabi khan and vote of thanks was given by M Jamal Uddin, Director, BIFT. The Treasurer designate of BUFT Prof. Dr. S. M Abu Raihan along with the registrar Md. Shahjahan,, Director of Students Welfare A N M Rafiqul Alam, Deans, Controller of Exam. Prof. Dr. Md. Sanaullah, CFO Md. Nazmul Hossain, Head of Logistics Wg. Cdr. (Retd.) Shahidullah, PD Md. Majibur Rahman, Head PRO Md. Atikur Rahman, Heads of the departments, officials, graduating students and their families, other distinguished guest, former principal of BIFT and members of the print and electronic media also attended the function.
BGMEA University of Fashion & Technology (BUFT) observed Pahela Baishakh-1426, the first day of Bangla New Year through various colourful programmes. The day-long event was inaugurated by a colourful Mangal Shobhajatra and preceded with folk music, traditional dance performances, fair, panta hilsha, etc. Around five hundred students of the university took part in the event and expressed their enthusiasm with drums, flute and ektara. The renowned Bangladeshi band Arbovirus performed on stage after midday on the day. BUFT Board of Trustees Founder Chairman Mr. Muzaffar U. Siddique and Founder Members of Board of Trustees, BUFT Mr. Shafiul Islam Mohiuddin, Mr. Siddiqur Rahman and Mr. Faruque Hassain were present on the occasion, while the university's Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr. Engr. Ayub Nabi Khan presided over the programme. Treasurer, Registrar, DSW, Deans of different faculties, Heads of the departments, and other senior officials also attended the ceremony. Because of this, the BUFT Family always celebrates Pahela Baishakh with new hopes and aspirations for a better, peaceful year.