DU VC for bolstering Bangladesh-China ties in different fields

DHAKA Dhaka University (DU) Vice-Chancellor

Professor Dr Md. Akhtaruzzaman has stressed the need for further bolstering

bilateral ties between Bangladesh and China in different fields including

education, research, trade, economy and culture.

An excellent friendly relationship between Bangladesh and China has

been prevailing for a long time and the two countries could further

strengthen the ties in the fields of education, research, trade, economy and

culture, he said.

The DU vice-chancellor expressed the view when Chinese Ambassador to

Bangladesh Li Jiming paid a courtesy call on him at his residential office on

Thursday, a DU press release said today.

The Chinese envoy was accompanied by some other high officials from his


At the meeting, Prof Akhtaruzzaman apprised the envoy of a brief history

of Dhaka University and recalled its outstanding contribution to different

democratic movements including the Liberation War in 1971 and Language

Movement in 1952.

The ambassador congratulated Prof Akhtaruzzaman on his reappointment as

the vice-chancellor of Dhaka University by presenting a bouquet to him.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)