A- six member Bangladeshi delegation led by UGC Member Professor Shah Nowaz Ali

A- six member Bangladeshi delegation led by UGC Member Professor Shah Nowaz Ali attends Vice-Chancellors’ Forum in Turkey

A-six member Bangladeshi delegation led by Professor Dr. M. Shah Nowaz Ali, Member, UGC attended the Vice-Chancellors’ Forum held on 26-27 July 2017 in Ankara, Turkey. Turkish Council of Higher Education organized the event. Other members of the team included Professor Dr. Mijanur Rahman, Vice-Chancellor, Jagannath University, Professor Engineer Mashud Ahmed, Vice-Chancellor, Bangladesh Textile University, Professor Dr. Mohammad Fayek Uzzaman, Vice-Chancellor, Khulna University, Professor Dr. M. Abul Kashem, Vice-Chancellor, Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science and Technology University and Professor Dr. Yousuf Mahbubul Islam, Vice-Chancellor, Daffodil International University.

A good number of delegates from different Islamic Countries attended the event. Professor Shah Nowaz Ali, in his speech, underscored the need for collaboration among the higher educational institutions of Islamic Countries for enhancement of education and research.

It may be mentioned here that a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between University Grants Commission (UGC) of Bangladesh and Council of Higher Education (CoHE) of Turkey on 04 July 2017 in Dhaka. Professor Abdul Mannan, Chairman, UGC and Professor Dr. M.A. Yekta Sarac, President, Council of Higher Education of Turkey signed the deal on behalf of their respective organizations. Under MoU, twelve Bangladeshi students will get PhD scholarship facilities in textile education and five students in Agriculture in Turkish universities every year.