Ex-president of India Pranab Mukherjee has been conferred honourary D. Lit degree by Chittagong University in a special convocation held on Tuesday.
Pranab Mukherjee arrived in Dhaka on a four-day private visit on January 14 while Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali received him at the airport.
He reached the university campus at 12pm on Tuesday and joined special convocation delivering a commemorative speech at Shaheed Abdur Rab hall playground in the campus.
Pranab, who served as the 13th president of India and now enjoying his retired life by reading books and writing his diary, will meet President Abdul Hamid on Wednesday evening.
Pranab, a family friend of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, arrived in Dhaka on Sunday on private visit.
The former Indian President will leave for New Delhi by a Jet Airways flight at 10:20am on Thursday.