IUB bids farewell to VC Omar Rahman

IUB hosted a farewell programme recently for its outgoing vice-chancellor Professor M Omar Rahman.

The event took place at IUB’s own campus in Bashundhara where members of ESTCDT and IUB Board of Trustees, acting vice-chancellor, deans, members of the faculty and administration and a large number of current and former students were present.

Professor Rahman joined IUB in 2003. Since then, he contributed towards the development of the university.

He obtained his D.Sc. and MPH from Harvard University and became the pro-vice chancellor of IUB in 2006. Later in 2012, he became the vice-chancellor of the university.

Abdul Hai Sarker, chairman, ESTCDT; A Matin Chowdhury, chairman, Board of Trustees, IUB; Rashed Chowdhury, former chairman, Board of Trustees, IUB; trustee Salma Karim, trustee Mohammad Zakaria Khan; Professor Milan Pagon, vice-chancellor (acting) also addressed the farewell ceremony.

They expressed gratitude to Professor Rahman for taking the lead and making IUB one of the topmost universities of the country.

The outgoing VC, in his speech, thanked everyone for extending support and cooperation during his tenure and stated that IUB experience will benefit him throughout his rest of the career. (Source: New Age)

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