British High Commissioner meets DU VC

British High Commissioner to Bangladesh Mr. Robert Chatterton Dickson called on Dhaka University (DU) Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Md. Akhtaruzzaman today, February 10, 2020 at the latter’s office of the university.  Head of Trade & Investment of the High Commission Mr. Derek Griffiths, Director of DU Public Relations Office Mahmood Alam, Chairman of DU International Business Department Dr. Shobod Deba Nath, Dr. Suborna Barua and Abul Khayer were, among others, present on this occasion.

During the meeting they discussed matters of mutual interest. They exchanged views regarding ongoing collaborative academic and research programs among DU and UK universities. DU VC apprised the British High Commissioner of academic programs and history of Dhaka University in brief. He said, Dhaka University has many MoUs with various reputed universities in UK. Exchange of faculty members, researchers and students is going on under these MoUs, DU VC pointed out.

In reply to a question from British High Commissioner DU VC Prof. Akhtaruzzaman said, Dhaka University retains old and traditional values. It was the hub of all movements in the past and its students played pioneering role in our Liberation War. We like to revisit our heritages. British High Commissioner said, UK is interested to further strengthen ongoing collaboration on various fields specially academic areas with DU.

The Vice-Chancellor thanked British High Commissioner for his visit to Dhaka University and keen interest in academic and research activities of DU.

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(Mahmood Alam)

Director

Public Relations Office

University of Dhaka

British High Commissioner to Bangladesh Mr. Robert Chatterton Dickson called on Dhaka University (DU) Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Md. Akhtaruzzaman today, February 10, 2020 at the latter’s office of the university.  (Photo: DU PR Office)