Dr. Iftekharuzzaman, Executive Director of Transparency International Bangladesh and Professor Dr. Yousuf Mahbubul Islam, Vice Chancellor of Daffodil International University along with other distinguished guests and members of TIB-DIU YES Group at the Oath taking program of YES Group held on 12 September 2018 at 71 Milonayoton of the university.
YES Group (Youth Engagement & Support) , an Anti-corruption student organization of Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) has been officially started its journey at Daffodil International University through colorful orientation & Oath taking program held on 12 September 2018 at 71 Milonayoton of the university. Dr. Iftekharuzzaman, Executive Director of Transparency International Bangladesh was present in the program as the chief guest and conducted oath taking ceremony of TIB-DIU YES Group. 22 students took oath on the program. Presided over by Professor Dr. Yousuf Mahbubul Islam, Vice Chancellor of Daffodil International University (DIU), the program was also addressed by Professor Dr. S.M. Mahbub Ul Haque Majumder, Pro-Vice Chancellor, Mr. Hamidul Haque Khan, Treasurer, Professor Dr. Engr. A. K. M. Fazlul Hoque, Registrar of Daffodil International University and Life Member of TIB, Mr. Sheikh Manjur-E-Alam, Director, Outreach & Communication of TIB, Deans, Heads of the Department and Faculty Members of DIU were present in the program.
Dr. Iftekharuzzaman presented a keynote paper titled ‘Anti-Corruption Social Movement and Sustainable Development: Our Responsibility’ in the program. While presenting the paper he told to the young students that our constitutional aim didn’t fulfill still now which we had prepared after liberation war. The article No.7 of our constitution says that, all powers in the Republic belong to the people. But, reality is that, people doesn’t have their constitutional rights to enjoy due to corruption, blamed Dr. Iftekharuzzaman. He also said that, corruption means not only taking bribe but also the abuse of all kind of political, social and economic power.
Dr. Iftekharuzzaman, Executive Director of Transparency International Bangladesh conducting Oath Taking Ceremony of TIB-DIU YES Group at 71 Milonayoton of the university
Dr. Iftekharuzzaman urged the students to take lesson from history. He said, young generations of Bangladesh always showed their great leadership form Language movement, Liberation war, Anti-tyranny movement to recently happened road safety movement. So, Bangladesh will be a corruption free country one day by this young generation, he expressed his hope.
It may be mentioned that YES (Youth Engagement & Support) program was conducted by TIB from 2008 in various university campus in Bangladesh. From now students of Daffodil International University are joined this group.