City Desk
A three-member delegation led by Yasuhiro Kawazoe, Senior Represen­tative of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) called on Vice-Chancellor of Dhaka University Prof. Dr. Akhtaruzzaman at the latter’s office on Thursday.
Other team members of JICA were Koji Mitomori and Alimul Hasan. Treasurer of DU Prof. Dr. Md. Kamal Uddin and Professor of the Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering Dr. Subrata Kumar Aditya were present on this occasion.
During the meeting, the VC stressed the need for undertaking joint collaborative academic and research programmes among DU and other renowned universities across the world to produce
skilled human resources at the university.
They discussed the possibility of establishment of a new project titled “Bangladesh-Japan Interdisciplinary Institute” at DU with the financial assistance form JICA.
The VC said that joint collaborative academic and research programmes have been conducted by the University of Dhaka and different universities in Japan for long time.
He sought cooperation and help from JICA to strengthen the ongoing collaborative programmes. JICA Representatives assured the VC of providing all possible support and cooperation in this regard.