Dhaka University Alumni Association (DUAA) will confer golden awards on six emeritus professors and founding president of DU Alumni Association for their significant contribution to education and research.
On the occasion of its 69th founding anniversary, Dhaka University Alumni Association Golden Award 2017 will be given for the first time.
Incumbent president of DUAA AK Azad Chowdhury came up with the statements at a press conference at DUAA Alumni Floor on the DU campus on Sunday.
The award-giving ceremony will be held at DUAA Floor adjacent to Senate Building on October 1, reads a press release.
Former DUAA President and Finance Minister Abul Mal Abdul Muhith will be present as the chief guest while DU VC Prof Akhtaruzzaman as the special guest with DUAA President AK Azad in the chair.
The six DU emeritus professors are Sultana Sarwatara Zaman, institute of educational research department of DU, Abdul Matin, philosophy department, Sirajul Islam Chowdhury, English department, Anisuzzaman, Bangla department, Nazma Chowdhury, women and gender studies department, and Abul Kalam Azad Chowdhury, clinical pharmacy and pharmacology department and the founding president of DUAA is Mohammad Ibrahim.