Dhaka, Oct. 27 -- Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) arranged its 21st and 22nd Convocation virtually on Tuesday.

On behalf of the President of Bangladesh and also chancellor of the University, Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni presided over the ceremony and conferred the degrees.

In her inspirational speech, the minister stressed the importance of developing soft skills for the future graduates.

She stated, "Our graduates need to enhance problem-solving skills, leadership skills and most importantly, communication skills so that they can truly express themselves."

Syed Manzur Elahi, founding chairman of Apex Footwear Ltd and former advisor to a caretaker government of Bangladesh, delivered the speech as the convocation speaker. I...