DU to confer Doctor of Laws on Bangabandhu

DU Correspondent

24 January, 2020 12:00 AM printer

DU to confer Doctor of Laws on Bangabandhu

Dhaka University is preparing to confer an honorary Doctor of Laws degree on Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman posthumously on September 5 this year, marking the birth centenary of the iconic leader. 

In this regard the university is going to hold a special convocation on the campus. 

The decision was taken at a meeting of the coordinating committee chaired by DU Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Md Akhtaruzzaman.

Abhijit Banerjee, Nobel laureate in Economics, is expected to be the convocation speaker on the day, says a press release of the university.

DU Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Education) Prof Dr Nasreen Ahmad, Treasurer Md Kamal Uddin, Dhaka University Teachers Association (DUTA) General Secretary Dr Nizamul Haque Bhuiyan, Proctor Professor AKM Golam Rabani, Registrar Md Enamuzzaman, DU Alumni Association General Secretary Ranjan Karmokar were present at the meeting.