Bangladesh University of Professionals (BUP) organized a Seminar on "Effective Public Speaking" on 01 March 2017 by the initiative of Office of the Evaluation, Faculty and Curriculum Development (OEFCD) at Bijoy Auditorium of its campus. Vice Chancellor of BUP Maj Gen Md Salahuddin Miaji, rcds, psc was present as Chief Guest and Pro-VC Prof Dr Nazmul Ahsan Kalimullah, BTFO was present as Special Guest. Commodore Syed Misbahuddin Ahmed, (c), NUP, ndc, afwc, psc, Dean, Office of the Evaluation, Faculty and Curriculum Development (OEFCD) and Director, IQAC presented the keynote speech. Syeda Deena Huq, Adjunct Professor, Office of the Evaluation, Faculty and Curriculum Development (OEFCD) moderated the seminar while Section Officer Mst. Dilshad Sharmin Chowdhury anchored the programme. The Keynote Speaker said in his speech a lot of important points with emphasis. He aptly cited some very important verses from the holy Quran, e.g. "Rabbi Zidni Elma". He also quoted some relevant sayings of Hazrat Mohammad (sm). He explained religion with sincerity-"Addinun Nasiha". He also referred tongue as a king, which should be used positively. He clearly mentioned the necessity of appropriate planning, preparation and presentation for "Effective Public Speaking". He suggested to speak but speak constructively for the welfare and betterment of the society. Hence, the importance of "Effective Public Speaking" can hardly be over emphasized. High Officials, Faculty Members and all Officers of BUP were amongst the audience.