Year

Particulars

2019

2018

  • Mr. Md. Sabur Khan, Founder and Chairman, DIU received Honorary Doctorate from KIIT University, India
  • He has been elected as the Vice-President of Association of Universities of Asia and the Pacific (AUAP)
  • Mr. Khan has been conferred upon an honorary D Litt. from Techno India University, West Bengal, India
  • Md. Sabur Khan achieved the NMF Professional Excellence Award - Titanic Category for Outstanding contribution, encouragement, devotion & love to education & humanity globally by Naifa Maruf Foundation.
  • Mr. Md. Sabur Khan has been honored as the Guest Professor for his great contribution to the development of academic relations between DIU & Changchun University of Finance and Economics (CUFE), China. The recognition was conferred by Li Shufeng, President, CUFE, upon Mr. Khan on the 15th of September 2018 during the 30th-anniversary ceremony of the CUFE establishment and the International Association of
    University Presidents (IAUP) forum held in CUFE
  • International Association of University Presidents (IAUP) board appoint him as the Regional Chair and Member of the IAUP Executive Committee
  • Received Honorary Fellowship on Entrepreneurship and Education in Said Business School, the University of Oxford by ABRM (Academy of Business & Retail Management)
  • World Business Angels Investment Forum (WBAF), the largest Angel investors’ forum designated him as the High-Commissioner of WBAF for Bangladesh

2017

  • He has been elected as the Director of the Executive Council of Association of Universities of Asia and the Pacific (AUAP)
  • Received Honorary Doctorate degree from two Kyrgyz universities: Ala-Too International University, Bishkek and Naryn State University, Naryn.
  • Awarded Honorary professorship from Adam University (Bishkek Academy of Finance and Economics), Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan; 
    and Issyk-Kul State University, Karakol, Kyrgyzstan
  • His commitment towards the development in the field of business, entrepreneurship, leadership and human resources development have attached him as Visiting Professor with a lot of foreign universities from Malaysia, Indonesia, India, and Kyrgyzstan.
  • Joined "International Conference on Science and Technology Innovation (ICoSTI) 2017" in Indonesia as the Keynote Speaker in Indonesia
  • He hosted ‘WCIT 2016 recommendations for IT education’ at BICC.
  • Joined as a panelist in 1st Technology Investment Meeting (TIM 2017) in Pardis Technology Park, Tehran, Iran
  • Provided lecture on “Entrepreneurship Development through Higher Education” in 6th International Conference on "Human Values in Higher Education (ICHVHE-2017)" in India.
  • Became Visiting Professor with a lot of foreign universities from Malaysia, Indonesia, India, and Kyrgyzstan
  • Received Global Inclusion Awards 2017
  • Received World Congress of IT (WCIT) 2017 Merit Award
  • Initiated “Kidpreneur” in Daffodil International School
  • Published book “A Journey towards Entrepreneurship”
  • Published his another Bengali book “উদ্যোক্তা উন্নয়ন ও ব্যবসায় নির্দেশিকা”.

2016

  • Initiated Daffodil Institute of Social Sciences (DISS)
  • Initiated “Are You the Next Startup” is initiated to develop 500 new Entrepreneur from countrywide
  • He has been re-elected as the Chairman of Global Trade Committee, WITSA for 2017-18.
  • Initiated “Industry-Academia Lecture Series”
  • Initiated “Apprentice Program”
  • Initiated “Change Together”
  • Joined as the Chief Guest to Valedictory Program at 6th Annual Global Convention cum Award Ceremony 'Sankalp-2016', hosted by MTC Global, India.
  • He has been awarded "MTC Global Outstanding Corporate Award- ICT 2016"
  • Mr. Md. Sabur Khan has delivered his Speech of the Commencement Exercises at the 23rd Commencement Exercises of Pan Pacific University, North Philippines on the 16th of April 2016, held at the PNUP premises.
  • Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD) elected him as the Executive Council member and Task Force Member for Education Network in Asia.
  • MTC Global Outstanding Corporate Award- ICT
  • Joined as Convocation Speaker at the 23rd Convocation of Pan Pacific University, Philippines

2015

  • Presented his keynote speech in the Asian University Presidents Forum (AUPF)
  • Elected as the Director of World Information Technology and Services Alliance (WITSA) and
    Chairman of Global Trade Committee, WITSA
  • Joined Launching Ceremony of Global Access Asia, the largest E-education network, with 65+ university leaders from different Asian countries, held at Dongseo University (DSU) in Busan, South Korea. 
  • Daffodil Group achieved the “Best Pavilion Award” in the Bangladesh ICT Expo 2015.
  • He was the Keynote Speaker at 1st International Joint Conference Indonesia, Malaysia, Bangladesh and Ireland (IJCIMBI) 2015.
  • Daffodil International University (DIU) created a world record by contributing more than 3 Lac words at Google Translation Service under Google Developers Group Bangla (GDG Bangla).
  • He has been elected as the Visiting Professor of Universitas Ubudiyah Indonesia (UUI)
  • He was one of the Talk Show Speakers of “Business and I.T. Festival III, 2015” in Universiti Malaysia Sabah – Labuan International Campus (UMSLIC).

2014

  • Attended the Convocation Of  Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM) as 'Guest Of Honour'
  • Achieved “World Quality Congress and Awards 2014”
  • Published Bengali book “Uddokta Unnayan Nirdeshika”
  • Bangladesh Business Angel Network (BBAN) is formed and Chairman, Daffodil Family was elected as the President
  • Achieved the honor of CIP (Commercially Important Person)

2013

  • Received Asia's most Inspiring Nation Builder Award
  • He unveiled his first book named ”Handbook of Entrepreneurship Development” by the honorable President
  • DIU Permanent campus started its full-fledged operation
  • He has been elected as the President of Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI)
  • He initiated the E2K project for creating 2000 new entrepreneurs
  • Selected as Top 10 Business Leaders in Asia
  • Participated as a session discussant at 8th World Chambers Congress workshop session “Chambers online”, organized by ICC World Chambers Federation (WCF)

2004

  • ITC/ONCTAD/WTO appointed as their national representative of EMDS/ITC/UNCTAD through ECI in May 2004.

2002

  • Met with The President of Bangladesh as a Team Leader of BCS delegates and convinced the honorable President to declare his all possible support for the ICT sector.
  • Played a vital role to convince The Prime Minister to rename the ICT Ministry as the Ministry of Science and ICT. The consequence of this, later on, the Prime Minister announced the name of the new ICT ministry in the inauguration ceremony of BCS Fair'2002 on 24th March 2002.
  • Presided BCS Computer Fair 2002 and BCS Computer Fair 2003 as BCS President where Hon'ble Prime Minister Begum Khaleda Zia and Hon'ble President Professor Iajuddin were Chief Guests
  • When Government imposed 7.5% TAX/VAT on IT Industry, as a President of BCS played a key role to convince The Prime Minister, The Finance Minister and most of the Parliament Members to withdraw TAX on IT Industry.
  • Played a key role as a private sector representative in the Sub Marine Cable project in BTTB for SEA-ME-WEA4 agreement.
  • Met with The Indonesian President Maghabati Sukarnoputri at her Government Resident on 27th June 2002 and convinced her to invest in the IT sector.

2001

  • Lead Bangladesh team in the Asian ICT Minister Seminar, Thailand and met with the Thai Primer His Excellency Thanks in Shinawatra and convinced his Excellency to provide every possible support to our IT industry.
  • Lead Bangladeshi Team in the Asian Oceanian Computing Industry Organization (ASOCIO) held on 22nd June 2001 in Nepal and played a vital role to convince ASOCIO to organize ASOCIO official meeting in Dhaka.

1998

  • Met twice with the Prime Minister as a BCS delegate and convinced her to withdraw TAX/VAT on ICT products as well as software.
  • Designer and founder of Daffodil Institute of IT. Country first IT-based education provider in 1998 to get rid of our IT Education from foreign hired IT Education system.
  • The designer of country first showroom business concept for IT products.