Iranian Envoy calls on DU VC
Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Bangladesh Mohammad Reza Nafar called on Dhaka University (DU) Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr Md Akhtaruzzaman on Wednesday at the latter's office of the university.
The ambassador was accompanied by Mehdi Torabi, Political Secretary of the Iranian Embassy in Dhaka.
Prof Dr KM Saiful Islam Khan of the Department of Persian Language and Literature of DU and some other teachers were present there.
During the meeting they stressed the need for exchanging more students, teachers, researchers and cultural teams between Bangladesh and Iran.
The possibilities of undertaking joint collaborative research programs between the University of Dhaka and Iranology Foundation, Iran were also discussed in the meeting.
The Ambassador sought help and cooperation from DU Vice-Chancellor to resolve various problems of Iranian students who are studying at different affiliated colleges of Dhaka University.
Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Md Akhtaruzzaman assured the Iranian envoy of providing all possible support and cooperation in this regard.
The Vice-Chancellor said an excellent friendly relation has been prevailing between Bangladesh and Iran for a long time. These friendly ties between the two countries will be further strengthened in the days to come, he hoped. -BSS