A research laboratory was launched at Rajshahi University on Tuesday for remembrance of Chemistry department former professor Zillur Rahim.
A scholarship fund has also been opened by his name.
RU vice-chancellor professor Golam Sabbir Sattar accompanied by pro-vice-chancellors professor Chowdhury Jakaria and professor Sultan-Ul-Islam, Chemistry department chairman professor Dr Hasan Ahmad inaugurated the laboratory around 11 am at Qudrat-i-Khuda academic building.
Speaking on the occasion, Professor Golam Sabbir said that creating efficient and qualified skilled researchers for the research sectors is the main objective of the laboratory.
Son Marufur Rahim and daughter Meherun Nesha of professor Rahim were also present, among others, on the occasion.