21 Nov 2023, 20:19

Alhaj Anwar Hossain Trust Fund established at DU

DHAKA, Nov 21, 2023 (BSS) - A new trust fund titled 'Alhaj Anwar Hossain
Merit Scholarship Trust Fund' has been established at Dhaka University (DU).

Out of the income of this trust fund, every year 10 meritorious and
financially challenged, students of the Faculty of Engineering of Technology
of DU will be given 'Alhaj Anwar Hossain Merit Scholarship'.

Manwar Hossain, Chairman of Anwar Group handed over a cheque for Tk 20 lakh
to DU Treasurer Prof. Mamtaz Uddin Ahmed today at VC Lounge of the university
to set up this trust fund.

Dhaka University Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. A S M Maksud Kamal was present on
this occasion as chief guest.

Dean of the DU Faculty of Engineering of Technology Prof. Dr. Hafiz Md. Hasan
Babu, Vice-Chairman of Anwar Group Hossain Mehmood, Managing Director of
Anwar Group Hossain Khaled, Registrar Probir Kumar Sarker, Director of DU
Public Relations Office Mahmood Alam and chairpersons of various departments
were present on this occasion.

DU VC Prof. Maksud Kamal thanked the donor and his family members for setting
up this trust fund.

He hoped that meritorious as well as financially challenged students of DU
Faculty of Engineering of Technology would be highly benefited and inspired
by this Trust Fund.

The support and collaboration initiated today between DU and Anwar Group will
continue in the days to come, the DU VC hoped.

Besides, chairman of Anwar Group Manwar Hossain declared in the meeting that
10 students of Faculty of Engineering of Technology of DU would be provided
internship at their different industries.


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