Former Professor of English Department of Dhaka University (DU) and UGC Professor Dr. Fakrul Alam has been appointed as Director of newly established ‘Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Research Institute for Peace and Liberty’ at DU.
DU Vice-Chancellor Dr. Md. Akhtaruzzaman gave the appointment on Tuesday, said a press release.Prof. Dr. Fakrul Alam will be the first Director of the ‘Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Research Institute for Peace and Liberty’ and he will serve the institute for the next three years.
Prof. Dr. Fakrul Alam is a renowned academician, researcher and translator. He translated Bangabandhu’s ‘The Unfinished Memories’ (Oshomapto Attojiboni) into English and many other books.