Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Bangladesh Mohammad Reza Nafar sought help and cooperation from Vice-Chancellor of Dhaka University to resolve various problems of Iranian students who are studying at different affiliated colleges of Dhaka University.
The Iranian envoy made the urge at a meeting with DU Vice- Chancellor Prof Dr. Md. Akhtaruzzaman held at the latter’s office of the university on Wednesday.
The ambassador was accompanied by Mehdi Torabi, Political Secretary of the Iranian Embassy in Dhaka. Prof. Dr. KM Saiful Islam Khan of the Department of Persian Language and Literature of DU and some other teachers were also present there. During the meeting they stressed the need for exchanging more students, teachers, researchers and cultural teams between Bangladesh and Iran.
The possibilities of undertaking joint collaborative research programs between the University of Dhaka and Iranology Foundation, Iran were also discussed in the meeting.
In reply to the urge of the Ambassador about help and cooperation, Prof. Dr. Md. Akhtaruzzaman assured the Iranian envoy of providing all possible support and cooperation in this regard.
The Vice-Chancellor said an excellent friendly relation has been prevailing between Bangladesh and Iran for a long time. These friendly ties between the two countries will be further strengthened in the days to come, he hoped.
The Iranian envoy thanked the DU Vice Chancellor for his cordial response to his call. He lauded the role of Dhaka University in education sector.