DHAKA, Sept 29, 2018 (BSS) – Marking the 70th founding anniversary, Dhaka
University Alumni Association (DUAA) here today accorded reception to three
personalities including finance minister for their outstanding contributions
to politics, economic and social sectors.
The reception was awarded to “Swadhinata Padak” (Independence Award)
winners – Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith and Agriculturist as well
as Media Personality Shykh Seraj. Bangla Academy Rabindra Award winning
singer Fahim Hossain Chowdhury was also accorded reception at a ceremony held
at Nawab Ali Chowdhury Senate Building on DU campus.
Earlier, DU VC Professor Dr. Md.Akhtaruzzaman inaugurated the programme by
cutting a cake. DUAA president AK Azad presided over the function while
National Professor Dr Rafiqul Islam addressed it as the chief guest.
While addressing the function, Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith
said, “Dhaka University is a unique university in this sub-continent as it
has played a vital role in the formation of the nation. I am proud to be
honored by the Dhaka University Alumni Association.”
Shykh Siraj said, “Bangladesh is an agriculture-based country, so I think
it is important to highlight the bravery and the contribution of the agro-
based marginalized people in the media.”
Awami Swechchhasebak League president and DUAA vice-president Molla
Mohammad Abu Kawser and Secretary General of DUAA Ranjan Karmakar, among
others, were present at the event.