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New trust fund set up at DU

DU Correspondent

21 September, 2020 12:00 AM printer

A new trust fund titled ‘Prof Dr AHM Habibur Rahman Trust Fund’ has been established at the Department of Finance of Dhaka University (DU).

Prof Dr AHM Habibur Rahman handed over a cheaque for Tk 15 lakh to DU Treasurer Prof Mamtaz Uddin Ahmed at a ceremony at the Vice-Chancellor's office on Sunday for setting up of the trust fund.

Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Md Akhtaruzzaman was present as the chief guest.

The trust fund will support scholarship for one highest scorer in MBA examination from the Department of Finance. The student will be given ‘Prof Dr AHM Habibur Rahman Gold Medal’. 

Besides, another poor but meritorious student of the department will be given scholarship.

Prof Dr AHM Habibur Rahman was former dean of DU Business Studies Faculty (1981-1987) and founder chairman of DU finance department. He retired from DU in 2016.