DU to establish Bangabandhu research Institute

Publish: 5:13 PM, June 15, 2020 | Update: 5:13:PM, June 15, 2020

DHAKA, – The Dhaka University authorities will establish a research Institute named ‘Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Research Institute for Peace and Liberty’.

The proposed statute for establishing the research Institute was passed in the annual senate session of the university with senate Chairman and the Vice Chancellor (VC) Dr Md Akhtaruzzaman in the chair at Nabab Nawab Ali Chowdhury Senate Bhaban here today.

SM Bahlul Majnun Chunnu (registered graduate category), Shibli Rubaiyat Ul Islam (Academy category) and former Director General of Bangla Academy and Bangabandhu Chair of Islamic University Professor AKM Shamsuzzaman (Prominent Citizen category) were unanimously elected as members of the syndicate in the meeting.

Besides, Managing Director of Sonali Bank Limited Ataur Rahman Prodhan was nominated for the Finance Committee.

A total of 63 Senate members took part in the session including representatives of Dhaka University Central Students Union (DUCSU) and members of National Parliament. However, the senate session was postponed till 3:30 pm of July 23, 2020 as the budget for 2020-21 fiscal year was not placed in the meeting.