Dhaka – A Dhaka University professor, Dr. Kazi Shahidullah, has taken charge as 13th chairman of Bangladesh’s University Grants Commission, a press release of the commissions said on Sunday.
Acting chairman Mohammad Yousuf Ali Mollah handed the charge at a ceremony at the commission office on Sunday.
He hoped that the new chairman would take the commission to a new height and bring about dynamism in the country’s tertiary education system.
The UGC chairman said that his main challenge is to ensure quality in higher education and research in the country.
He urged the UGC officials to maintain disciplines and discharge their duties with honesty and sincerity.
UGC Members Professor Dr. Dil Afroza Begum, Professor. Dr. Md. Akhtar Hossain, Professor Dr. M. Shah Nawaz Ali, Shahjalal University of Science and Technology VC Professor Farid Uddin Ahmed, Mawlana Bhasani Science and Technology University VC Professor Dr Md. Alauddin were present.