D-8 Secretary General meets DU VC

Secretary General of D-8 Organization for Economic Cooperation Ambassador Dato’ku Jaafar Ku Shaari called on Dhaka University (DU) Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Md. Akhtaruzzaman today May 6, 2018 at the latter’s office of the university. He was accompanied by D-8 official Sheikh Mohammad Moinuddin.

During the meeting they discussed the matters of mutual interest specially the possibilities of undertaking joint collaborative academic and research programs among the universities of D-8 member countries to enhance economic cooperation and development.

Secretary General of D-8 Ambassador Dato’ku Jaafar Ku Shaari apprised the DU VC of various projects being implemented by D-8 Organization on different areas of economic sectors including agriculture, trade, industry, tourism and education. We want to involve intellectuals, researchers, faculty members and students with our works and projects. He sought help and cooperation from DU VC to produce skilled young leaders who will contribute to global economy specially D-8 member countries.  

DU VC Prof. Dr. Md. Akhtaruzzaman assured D-8 Secretary General of providing all possible help and cooperation to materialise the objectives of D-8 Organization on academic and research sectors. He gave a proposal to D-8     Secretary General to form ‘D-8 University Forum’ comprising of one leading university of each member countries of the organization. The visiting D-8 Secretary General accepted this proposal and expressed his willingness to work with the Dhaka University in this regard.

DU VC Prof. Dr. Md. Akhtaruzzaman thanked the guest for his visit to Dhaka University and keen interest in its academic and research activities. 


(Mahmood Alam)

Deputy Director

Public Relations Office

University of Dhaka