A seminar on ‘Rabindranath and Hafiz Poetry: Spiritual Correlation’ was held at Senate Building on Rajshahi University (RU) campus on Monday.
Department of Persian Language and Literature of the university arranged the seminar.
Vice-Chancellor of the university Prof Dr Abdus Sobhan addressed the seminar as chief guest while Iranian Ambassador to Bangladesh Reja Nafar and RU Pro-Vice-Chancellor Prof Ananda Kumar Saha spoke as special guests with Chairman of the department Prof Osman Gani in the chair.
Dean of Arts Faculty Prof Fazlul Haque and Iranian Embassy’s Cultural Consular Dr Sayeed Hassan Sihat also spoke.
Visiting Professor of the department Dr Amid Hamedani, Faculty Member of Tehran’s Institute of Humanities and Culture Studies Dr Elham Malek Jadeh, Visiting Professor of Dhaka University’s Persian Literature and Language Department Dr Kazem Kadui and RU’s Persian Literature and Language Department Professor Kamal Uddin presented separate keynote papers in the seminar.