Dhaka University Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr Md Akhtaruzzaman will inaugurate the two-day long 3rd International Conference on "Urdu Literature in the 21st Century" on January 27, 2020. The conference, organized by the DU Department of Urdu will be held at the RC Majumdar Arts Auditorium of the university.
Chairman of the DU Department of Urdu, Rashid Ahmed will preside over the inaugural ceremony where Director General of National Council for Promotion of Urdu Language, India, Akil Ahmed; Chief Sponsor of Bazme Sadaf International, Qatar, Sabih Bukhari; and Dean of DU Faculty of Arts, Dr Abu Md Delwar Hossain will be present as special guests.
Dean of DU Faculty of Business Studies, Professor Shibli Rubaiyatul Islam, will be the chief guest at the closing ceremony of the conference on January 28, 2020. IFIC Bank DMD Haikel Hasmat as special guest, and Mizabe Rahmat Aviation Proprietor Maulana Humayun will also be present as guest of honour.
Professors, researchers and poets from different countries including Bangladesh, India, Qatar, Egypt, Canada, Germany, Iran, England, Finland, Norway and Mauritius will participate in this conference.