A total of 40 under-graduate students from different academic years of Dhaka University were given Sumitomo Corporation Scholarship of Japan at Nabab Nawab Ali Chowdhury Senate Bhaban of the university on Thursday.
Dhaka University Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Md. Akhtaruzzaman distributed this scholarship among the students as the chief guest.
Pro-Vice Chancellor (Academic) of DU Prof. Dr. A S M Maksud Kamal presided over the function while Minister of the Embassy of Japan in Bangladesh Mr. Machida Tatsuya and General Manager of the Sumitomo Corporation Mr. Shinichi Nagata addressed it as special guests. General Manager (Business Affairs) of the Sumitomo Corporation Mr. Md. Rashidul Hassan declared the names of awardees. DU Registrar Mr. Probir Kumar Sarker conducted the program.
DU Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Md. Akhtaruzzaman congratulated the awardees for receiving this prestigious scholarship.
He also thanked the Sumitomo Corporation authorities for providing scholarship to DU meritorious students.
He urged the brilliant students to become worthy citizens with humanitarian values to make Bangladesh a prosperous country.
The VC recalled all-out support and cooperation of Japan government for the socio-economic development of Bangladesh since our independence. These support and cooperation will be continued in the days to come, he hoped.