I am delighted to welcome you all in the 50th Anniversary of Bangladesh AOTS Alumni Society (BAAS) under the banner “50 years Celebration of BAAS” with a Slogan “Aspiration to Action, Emerging Bangladesh” BAAS started it’s journey in 1968 with the name Asia Bunka Kaikan Dosakai (ABKD) when the 1st alumni obtained training from Association for Overseas Technical Scholarship (AOTS), an autonomous body of Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), Government of Japan. This year we are celebrating our 50th anniversary. All 10 visionary leaders who have established rst alumni society in the name of Asia Bunka Kaikan Dosakai (ABKD), Dhaka have left this world excepting Prof. Dr. AKM Moazzem Hussain who is our Honorary Advisor today. On behalf of BAAS I sincerely pay my gratitude to all of them and wish and pray to the almighty for the long life of Dr. AKM Moazzem Hussain. Their relentless eort and vision have led to growth and prosperity of BAAS today.