Chairman of British Council Stevie Spring called on Dhaka University (DU) Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr Md Akhtaruzzaman on Sunday (November 21) at the latter’s office on the university campus.
She was accompanied by Country Director of British Council Tom Miscioscia, Director of Education David Maynard and Project Manager of English and Higher Education Mohammad Delower Hossain.
During the meeting they discussed the possibilities of strengthening ongoing joint collaborative academic, research as well as skill development programs on English teaching and learning between the University of Dhaka and British Council. DU Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr Md Akhtaruzzaman apprised the guests of academic and research activities of the university. Dhaka University authorities have already signed MoU with different renowned universities in UK for undertaking joint collaborative academic and research programs, he mentioned.
A conference will be held in London this year to celebrate DU centenary and Her Royal Highness Princess Anne Elizabeth Alice Louise is being expected to inaugurate it, the VC pointed out.
He invited the British Council Chairman to attend the event. British Council Chairman thanked the VC for inviting her.