Professor Aktaruzzaman of Islamic History and Culture department and Professor Nasrin Ahmed of Geography and Environment department have been appointed Pro-VCs of Dhaka University (DU).
President Abdul Hamid, who is also the chancellor of the university, appointed them on June 22, 2016 (Wednesday). Professor Nasrin Ahmed has been appointed as Pro-VC (Academic) and Professor Akhtaruzzaman as Pro-VC (Administration). The posts fell vacant since June 6, this year.
The newly appointed Pro-Vice Chancellors, Professor Dr. Nasreen Ahmad and Professor Dr. Akhtaruzzaman, of Dhaka University formally took their charges on June 23, 2016 (Thursday), the day after their appointment by the president.
Professor Dr. AAMS Arefin Siddique, Vice-Chancellor of DU, greeted his new colleagues. As per DU ordinance 1973-12(2) President Abdul Hamid appointed Professor Dr. Nasreen Ahmad and Professor Aktaruzzaman.