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Prof Mannan receives International Icon Award

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 30th October, 2021 01:02:08 PM
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Former Bangladesh University Grants Commission Chairman Professor Abdul Mannan was honoured with ‘International Icon Award’ and a Gold Medal by the Institute of Economic Studies (IES), New Delhi on Thursday.

He has been given the award for his contribution in the field of education.

IES is an Indian think-tank of former Indian Parliamentarians, Academicians, Human Rights Activists, senior members of Indian Civil Society and former members of the judiciary.

This year IES held its annual conference in Colombo with the theme of “Indo-Sri Lanka Economic Co-operation”. Professor Mannan attended the conference in person and received the award from Susil Deshbandu Karu Jayasuriya, Chairman, National Movement for Social Justice and former Speaker of Sri Lankan parliament.

The august ceremony was attended by dignitaries, academicians and members of the civil society both from Sri Lanka and India.