Daffodil International University (DIU) observed World Habitat Day 2010 on the 4th October with the theme of ‘Better City Better Life’. To mark the
Day, Department of Real Estate of Daffodil International University, in collaboration with United Nations Information Center (UNIC) and Rupantar, organized a day long events including Rally, Seminar and Cultural Program.
Mr. Md.Abdur Rahim Khan, Vice President, REHAB was present on the Occasion as the Chief Guest and Architect Md. Iqbal Habib, Member Secretary, Urbanizationand Governance Committee of Bangladesh Poribesh Andolon (BAPA) was present on the occasion as the Special Guest and presented the keynote paper in the seminar. Professor Dr. Aminul Islam, Vice Chancellor, Daffodil International University graced the Occasion as the guest of honor. The seminar was chaired by Prof. M. Shahjahan Mina, Adviser, Faculty of Business and Economics, DIU.
The students of the Department of Real Estate of Daffodil International University brought out a colorful Rally bearing play card, festoon, Banner, posters and different architectural replica. The Rally started at 10.00 am from T& T Ground adjacent to Manik Mia Avenue, Sher-e –Bangla Nagar and ended at the main Campus of Daffodil International University.
The UNSG’s Message was read out by Mr. M. Moniruzzaman, Reference Officer, UNIC, Dhaka. Mr. Faruk Ahmed, Coordinator, Rupantar delivered a presentation on “Climate Change and Housing issues” highlighting the importance of the World Habitat day. The members of DIU Real Estate Club published a Wall Magazine in observance of the day.
The seminar on “National Building Code & Earth Quick Awareness” was held at Daffodil International University Auditorium. Architect Md. Iqbal Habib, Member Secretary, Urbanizationand Governance Committee of Bangladesh Poribesh Andolon (BAPA) presented the keynote paper on the seminar.
Conducted by Ziaul Haque Sumon and Sadia Rezwana Tanni, the function was also
addressed by Kazi Ali Reza, Officer In-Charge, UNIC, Dhaka and Masud Ibne Rahman, Head, Department of Real Estate, DIU. The day long program ended with a gala cultural program conducted by Syed Mizanur Rahman Raju, Coordinator, Career Development Center (CDC) DIU and presented by the artist of Rupantar and DIU Real Estate Club