Dhaka University, the country’s oldest university, stepped into 100th year on Wednesday (Jul 1) but it preferred holding low-key programmes to celebrate the big moment due to coronavirus pandemic.
Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, the DU authorities celebrated its 99th founding anniversary with very limited programmes. As part of marking the milestone, the national as well as the university flags were hoisted in front of Nabab Nawab Ali Chowdhury Senate Bhaban around 10.30 a.m.
An online discussion was held at Abdul Matin Chowdhury Virtual Classroom with DU VC Prof Akhtaruzzaman in the chair.
National Professor Dr Rafiqul Islam was scheduled to present the keynote paper while DU Pro-VC (Academic) Prof Dr ASM Maksud Kamal, Pro-VC (Administration) Professor Dr Muhammad Samad and Treasurer Professor Dr Kamal Uddin will address the programme.