World Health Organization (WHO) Representative in Bangladesh Dr. Bardan Jung Rana paid a courtesy call on Dhaka University (DU) Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Md. Akhtaruzzaman today August 08, 2022 at the latter’s office of the university. Director of the Institute of Leather Engineering and Technology of DU Prof. Dr. Mohammed Mizanur Rahman was present on this occasion.
During the meeting Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Md. Akhtaruzzaman appraised WHO representative of holding a Special Convocation of DU to confer Honorary D.Litt. Degree (Posthumous) on the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. This Special Convocation will possibly be held sometime in-between October-December 2022. The VC has already invited WHO DG Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus to attend this Special Convocation as a Convocation Speaker. They discussed regarding possible schedule of WHO DG to attend this prestigious occasion.