Education Minister Dipu Moni has said that the problems of students of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) in Sylhet will be solved soon.
However, the minister said the resignation or removal of the vice-chancellor was a different matter.
Dipu told reporters at a press briefing at Government House on Hair Road, “If one VC leaves, another VC will come. But if the students have problems, they will not get any benefit. So the problem needs to be solved.” Evening Capital, UNB reports.
He said he wanted to listen to the students and solve their housing problems and food quality problems.
“I am ready to sit with the students whenever the students want because they are now physically and mentally exhausted,” he said.
The education minister said the students’ movement was logical. “But the police attack on the student was very unacceptable because many students were injured.”
Responding to a reporter’s question about the resignation of VC Professor Farid Uddin Ahmed, the main demand of the students, the minister said, “Whether VC holds the post or not, their (students’) problems are not affected.” The solution. “
In this context, Dipu further said, there are various processes for removing VC.
The president, who is also the chancellor of the university, has this responsibility. So it’s a different process, he added.
“We will look at the process differently. We will solve as many problems as they (the students) have. And in that case (resignation or removal of the vice-chancellor) we will see what we can do,” the minister said.
He said the lawsuits filed against the agitating students during the agitation would not affect their future.
He said he would talk about withdrawing the case.
He also urged the students to stay away from the movement. “Together with those who were on hunger strike and those who were protesting, we have come to the conclusion that our students who are in this protest will accept it and end the movement here.”
The minister hoped that the students would not protest anymore. “However, we will solve and solve the problems for the movement. We will look into the whole matter. We will take action against those who are guilty.”
Not only SUST, but also other university problems including housing will be solved, he added.
“We want to move forward by solving all the problems. The students have confidence in us. We will also move forward with confidence in them.”