Newly appointed Vice-Chancellor (VC) of Dhaka University (DU) Professor Dr Md Akhtaruzzaman on Tuesday paid homage to the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, reports BSS.
He placed wreaths at the portrait of Bangabandhu at Bangabandhu Memorial Museum at capital’s Dhanmondi. Pro Vice-Chancellor (Administration) Prof Dr Muhammad Samad, senate and syndicate members, deans, DU teachers’ association leaders, among others, were present there.
DU VC said that Bangabandhu, Bangladesh and Dhaka University are inseparable. The nation will remember Bangabandhu’s outstanding contribution forever. “Through placing wreaths at his portrait, we are taking oath to ensure honesty, transparency and accountability. We also affirm to perform our duties upholding democratic, humanitarian and non-communal values,” said Prof Akhtaruzzaman.
President Md Abdul Hamid, chancellor of the universities, appointed Akhtaruzzaman for the next four years, according to the section 11(1) of Dhaka University Ordinance 1973 on November 03. Prof Akhtaruzzaman took over charge on Monday.