Ambassador of Netherlands to Bangladesh Mr. Anne Van Leeuwen called on Dhaka University (DU) Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Md. Akhtaruzzaman today August 10, 2022 at the latter’s office of the university. Chairman of DU Zoology Department Prof. Dr. Md. Niamul Naser and some faculty members were present on this occasion.
During the meeting they discussed matters of mutual interest and exchanged views regarding the possibilities of undertaking collaborative academic and research programs among Dhaka University and universities of Netherlands.
DU VC Prof. Dr. Md. Akhtaruzzaman apprised the Ambassador of brief history of Dhaka University. He said, Netherlands is one of the major development partners of Bangladesh. He called upon the Ambassador to take pragmatic measures for undertaking collaborative academic and fundamental research programs among Dhaka University and leading universities of Netherlands.
Netherlands Ambassador Mr. Anne Van Leeuwen said, Bangladesh has made tremendous success and development at all sectors under the dynamic leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. He further said, we are interested to undertake collaborative academic and research programs with Dhaka University especially with DU Zoology Department. Netherlands Embassy will be facilitating in this regard, Ambassador affirmed.
DU VC Prof. Dr. Md. Akhtaruzzaman thanked the Netherlands Ambassador for his visit to and keen interest in undertaking collaborative programs with Dhaka University.
Earlier Ambassador of Netherlands Mr. Anne Van Leeuwen visited DU Zoology Department and held fruitful talks with the faculty members.
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