DU celebrates historic centenary through a virtual ceremony

Publish: 9:28 PM, July 1, 2021 | Update: 9:28:PM, July 1, 2021

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University of Dhaka celebrated its 100th founding anniversary. In a ceremony organized in virtual platform, Dhaka University Vice-Chancellor Prof. Md. Akhtaruzzaman said that since its inception till date, Dhaka University has been playing an important role in creating leadership in all spheres of society and building skilled and genuine people. The Vice-Chancellor said this while addressing a virtual discussion meeting organized in a classroom of the Professor Abdul Matin Chowdhury auditorium in a virtual setup on Thursday on the occasion of the centenary of Dhaka University.
Prominent linguist, columnist and intellectual Abdul Gaffar Chowdhury was the keynote speaker at the conference.

The University Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Administration) Professor Muhammad Samad, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Education) Professor ASM Maksud Kamal, President and General Secretary of Dhaka University Teachers Association, President of Dhaka University Alumni Association, President of Dhaka University Officers Association and leaders of various associations spoke. Acting Registrar Prabir Kumar Sarkar officiated the function.

Vice-Chancellor Prof. Md. Akhtaruzzaman sincerely thanked Abdul Gaffar Chowdhury, a prominent linguist, columnist and intellectual, for his informative and informative remarks.

He said that the remarkable remarks made by Abdul Gaffar Chowdhury about the various intellectuals of the University from its inception till date and its glorious history and heritage will inspire us to strengthen the institution’s position as a world class university in the international arena.
At the beginning of the meeting, a minute’s silence was observed to pay deep homage to the memory of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, four national leaders, historical language movement, great liberation war and all the martyrs of democratic movements including teachers, students, officials, and employees.

Govt appoints Abida Islam as new Bangladesh Ambassador to Mexico DHAKA : The government has decided to appoint Abida Islam, currently serving as the Bangladesh envoy to South Korea, as the next Bangladesh Ambassador to Mexico.

Once appointed, she will also be concurrently accredited to Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guatemala, and Honduras, a foreign ministry press release said.
Islam is a career foreign service officer who belongs to the 15th batch of the Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) Foreign Affairs cadre. She served in various capacities in Bangladesh Missions in London, Colombo, Brussels, and Kolkata and in multiple wings at the foreign ministry in Dhaka.
Islam obtained her Master’s degree in Sociology from Dhaka University and also another Master’s on Foreign Affairs and Trade from Monash University, Australia.