DU to conduct research on Bangabandhu’s life, works: VC

Publish: 6:34 PM, December 29, 2020 | Update: 6:34:PM, December 29, 2020

DHAKA, – Dhaka University (DU) Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr Md Akhtaruzzaman today said the university will conduct fundamental research on life and works of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

“Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Research Institute for Peace and Liberty was established at the university with a view to conduct fundamental research on life and works of Bangabandhu,” he said.

He stated this while inaugurating ‘Bangabandhu Lecture Series’ at a virtual ceremony at Professor Abdul Matin Chowdhury Virtual Classroom adjacent to VC office on the campus.

Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Research Institute for Peace and Liberty and Center for Advanced Research in Arts and Social Sciences (CARASS) jointly arranged the function.

The vice-chancellor expressed his optimism that institution will play an important role in the field of education and research not only at national level but also at international arena.

Chairman of University Grant Commission (UGC) Dr Kazi Shahidullah joined the inaugural ceremony as chief guest with Chairman of CARASS Dr Atiur Rahman in the chair.

Chief coordinator of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Birth Centenary Celebration National Implementation Committee Dr Kamal Abdul Naser Chowdhury, chairman of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Research Institute for Peace and Liberty Dr Fakhrul Alam and CARASS Director Prof. Dr. Abdul Bashir also addressed it.