The closing ceremony of four-day conference of the "BUP International Model United Nations Conference-2020" was held at Bijoy Auditorium at Bangladesh University of Professionals (BUP) on Sunday.
The conference was organized by Department of International Relations, Faculty of Security and Strategic Studies of BUP and conducted by the BUP Global Affairs Council, said a press release.
Dr AK Abdul Momen, Minister of Foreign Affairs was present as the chief guest and distributed prizes among the awardees in the closing ceremony.
Vice-Chancellor of BUP Major General Md Moshfequr Rahman, SGP, SUP, ndc, psc and Pro-Vice Chancellor Professor M Abul Kashem Mozumder, PhD, attended as special guests.
The theme of the programme this year was "Fostering Connectivity to Build Resilience Against Global Pandemic".
About 250 students from different colleges and universities across Bangladesh had participated in the conference. The 7 committees of the conference discussed 7 contemporary issues and their relevant solution.
Dr AK Abdul Momen said, "Covid-19 that disrupted and changed our lives beyond measures. We have hitherto managed the crisis well compared to the rest of the world under the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina."
He mentioned that 1.1 million Rohingya have been uprooted from their homes by the venom of hatred and ignorance and urged everyone to inculcate a mindset of tolerance regardless of color, ethnicity, and religion.
The foreign minister welcomed the initiative of BUP students and said that young people are the agents of change and their talents and potentials will help our country to move forward.
Among others, BUP high officials, faculty members, students, invited guests and journalists were also present.