Ali Riaz Post-Graduate Research Prize Trust Fund has been established at the Department of Mass Communication and Journalism of Dhaka University (DU).
Distinguished Professor of Illinois State University, USA Dr Ali Riaz handed over a cheque for Taka 10 lakh to DU Treasurer Professor Mamtaz Uddin Ahmed to set up this trust fund at the Vice-Chancellor (VC)’s office in the city on Sunday.
DU VC Professor Dr Md Akhtaruzzaman, Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences Professor Dr Sadeka Halim, Chairman of the Department of Mass Communication and Journalism Professor Dr Abul Mansur Ahmed, Registrar Probir Kumar Sarker and donor’s elder sister Safurn Ara were present on this occasion.
Out of the income of this donation, every year some meritorious students of thesis group of the Department of Mass Communication and Journalism of DU will be given scholarship to conduct research.
Besides, one meritorious student will get ‘Ali Riaz Post-Graduate Research Prize’ for the best thesis work, said a press release.