18th Asian University Presidents Forum
The Asian University Presidents Forum (AUPF) and Daffodil International University (DIU), in collaboration with the Association of Private Universities of Bangladesh (APUB), have organized the 18th Asian University Presidents Forum with the theme "Future of entrepreneurship education and experiential learning: Determent of developing successful entrepreneurial ecosystem in Asian economies,” with several engaging sub-themes throughout the conference. Education Minister of Bangladesh, Dr. Dipu Moni was the chief guest for inaugural ceremony and UGC Chairman Dr. Kazi Shahidullah was the chief guest for the valedictory ceremony.
A total of 150 presidents, rectors and, vice-chancellors of 40 universities from 15 Asian and European countries attended the event. 64 Memorandums of Understanding (MoU) were signed between different participating universities on student and faculty exchange, technology transfer, Ph.D. scholarship and, mutual cooperation.
Dr. Md Sabur Khan, Chairman of Board of Trustees, Daffodil International University, handed over the AUPF flag to Chancellor of VIT, Dr. G Viswanathan as VIT will be hosting the next AUPF in 2020.