Tuesday, 30 May, 2023

NEWS in brief

Baby Moudud to get ‘Bangabandhu Gold Medal’

The authority of Dhaka University (DU) has decided to (posthumously) honour eminent journalist and former Awami League lawmaker AN Mahfuza Khatun Baby Moudud with ‘Bangabandhu Gold Medal’.

DU Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Research Institute for Peace and Liberty took the initiative at a programme at the Vice-Chancellor (VC)’s office with DU VC Prof Dr Md Akhtaruzzaman in the chair on Monday, says a press release.

Director of the institute Prof Dr Fakhrul Alam, former president of Bangladesh Asiatic Society Prof Mahfuza Khanom, Social Science Faculty Dean Prof Dr Zia Rahman, Social Science Department Professor Dr Zinat Huda and prominent journalist Monjurul Ahsan Bulbul were present on the occasion.