Saitama University (SU) concluded the academic exchange agreement with Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) on March 30, 2011 and renewed for the first time in 2016. This is the second renewal of the Agreement. BUET is the oldest and most prestigious institution of higher education in Bangladesh for engineering and architectural education.
Due to COVID-19, it is difficult to hold a signing ceremony in person. Therefore, the signing ceremony was held via zoom on June 21, 2021. From SU, Dr. Takafumi Sakai, President, Assoc. Prof. Yasuhiro Hasegawa, Director, International Planning Office and, Prof. Yoshiaki Okui and Prof. Yasunao Matsumoto, Graduate School of Science and Engineering participated in this ceremony. From BUET, more than 20 members participated, including Prof. Satya Prasad Majumder, Vice Chancellor, Prof. Abdul Jabbar Khan, Pro-Vice Chancellor, Prof. Abu Siddique, Dean Committee Chairman and Prof. Saiful Amin.
They congratulated each other on the renewal of the agreement and promised further exchanges between the two institutions.