NETRAKONA Aug 3, 2018 (BSS) – Local people from all walks of life here
today formally welcomed the newly-appointed vice chancellor (VC) of Sheikh
Hasina University Professor Dr. Rafiq Ullah Khan.
The cross section of people including public representatives, political
leaders, teachers, students and civil society members welcomed the VC in a
meeting on “development affairs”.
Dr. Khan, who arrived here today and attended the meeting as the special
guest, was appointed as VC of the university by President M Abdul Hamid Khan
on July 25 last.
Deputy Minister for Youth and Sports Arif Khan Joy and Secretary of the
Prime Minister’s Office Sajjadul Hasan addressed the meeting as the chief and
the guest of honor respectively, while Deputy Commissioner of Netrakona Main-
Ul-Islam was in the chair.
It was addressed, among others, by chairman of Netrakona Zila Parishad
Prasanta Kumar Roy, police super Netrakona Joydeb Chowdhory, president of
Awami League (AL) Netrakona district unit Motiur Rahman Khan, general
secretary of AL Netrakona district unit Ashraf Ali Khan Khasru, mayor of
Netrakona pourasava Nazrul Islam Khan.
The speakers thanked and expressed their gratitude to Prime Minister
Sheikh Hasina for giving approval to establish the public university in
Netrakona and appointing Dr. Khan as the vice chancellor of the university.
They also assured the VC of extending their all-out cooperation to the
university authority for launching the higher educational institution.
Later, the deputy minister, the PMO secretary and the VC accompanied by
the deputy commissioner and local AL leaders and public representatives
visited the proposed site of the Sheikh Hasina University in the district