Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) has organised a three-day long international debate competition “IUB Ascension 2017” at its campus premises on Thursday.
The tournament will be conducted under the British parliamentary debate format. A total of 100 teams of students from different schools, colleges and universities are participating in the competition.
The tournament is scheduled to end on Saturday.
International students from various institutions of India, Singapore, Malaysia and Nepal are taking part in the tournament, said a press release.
The tournament will be judged by a panel of renowned debaters from the United Kingdom, India, Malaysia and Singapore.
The judging panel includes officials from institutions such as Oxford University, University of Western Sydney and International Islamic University of Malaysia.
The event promises to be competitive, and aims to be a regular fixture in the global debating arena.