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Universities to form anti-militancy human chain on Aug 1

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23rd July, 2016 11:08:32 printer

Universities to form anti-militancy human chain on Aug 1

File Photo: Chairman of University Grants Commission Prof Abdul Mannan.

Anti-militancy human chains will be formed in front of all universities across the country on August 1 to commemorate those who were killed in Gulshan and Sholakia terrorist attacks.

Chairman of University Grants Commission Prof Abdul Mannan on Saturday came up with the announcement while addressing a views-exchange meeting with vice chancellors and senior teachers of the country’s public universities.

UGC arranged the meeting at International Mother Language Institute in the city to ensure a congenial atmosphere in the country’s public universities in the wake of the recent terror attacks.

Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid, Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan, secretary general of the Federation of Bangladesh University Teachers Association (FBUTA) ASM Masud Kamal, Home Secretary Dr Md Mozammel Haque Khan, Education Secretary Md Sohorab Hossain, vice chancellors of National University, Jahangirnagar University, Rajshahi University, Chittagong University, Barisal University, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University and Bangladesh Agricultural University (Mymensigh), among others, addressed the views-exchange meeting.


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