The 21st council meeting of Military Institute of Science and Technology (MIST) was held on Sunday (Dec 19) at Mirpur Cantonment. Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni presided over the meeting, said a press release.
Chief of Army Staff General S M Shafiuddin Ahmed and Commandant of MIST Major General M Wahid-Uz-Zaman welcomed the minister.
The meeting covered the aspects of MIST's development like establishment of 'Bangabandhu Chair' and 'Sheikh Russel Corner', enrolment of full time Masters and PhD students, higher study of non-military faculties, opening of Center for Environmental & Water Management (CEWM), Center for Advanced Computing and Research (CACR), Center for Robotic and Automation (CRA).
Various academic and administrative decisions were also taken at the meeting.
Principal Staff Officer of Armed Forces Division, Vice-Chancellor of Bangladesh University of Professionals, Assistant Chief of Naval Staff, Assistant Chief of Air Staff, Engineer-in-Chief, representatives of Dhaka University, BUET, Ministry of Defence, Ministry of Education, Ministry of Science and Technology were also present.