University Grants Commission (UGC) Chairman Prof Dr Kazi Shahidullah on Friday congratulated the three newly-appointed national professors.
In a message, the UGC chairman said the knowledge, skills and experience of the three professors will enlighten the education sector as well as the higher education of the country.He also hoped that they would give effective advice to take the higher education and research sector to a desired level in the country.
Prof Shahidullah also expressed his gratitude to the Prime Minister for appointing the three eminent persons of the country as National Professors.
Earlier, the Education Ministry issued a gazette notification on Thursday appointing the three eminent educationists as national professors of the country.
The three national professors are Alamgir Mohammad Sirajuddin, a reputed professor of history and a former Vice-Chancellor of Chittagong University, Prof Dr AK Azad Khan, President of Diabetic Association of Bangladesh and Professor Dr Mahmud Hasan, President of Bangladesh Gastroenterology Society.