Mostafizur Rahman, Lalmonirhat: Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman University of Aviation and Aerospace University (BSMRAU), the only aviation university in Bangladesh, has started its academic activities in Lalmonirhat. Vice Chancellor (VC) of the University Air Vice Marshal Muhammad Nazrul Islam inaugurated the academic activities at the temporary campus in Lalmonirhat Air Force Area at noon today. In the current academic year, through the merit verification of about 6,000 students, 150 students have got the opportunity to be admitted. Chief of Air Staff Marshal Masihuzzaman Serniabad laid the foundation stone of the academic building of the permanent campus of the university at Lalmonirhat Airport area on January 17, 2020 under the direction of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. VC Air Vice Marshal Muhammad Nazrul Islam at the Aviation University said work was underway to acquire 720 acres of land for a permanent campus. This university will be run according to international standards. Lalmonirhat will one day become an aviation city. Students from different countries will come here to study. He further said that due to this university the economic condition of the district will be improved. Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Aviation and Aerospace University (BSMRAU) is the first specialized university in the country to provide world class education to its students.