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Iranian Ambassador calls on DU VC

DHAKA, May 18, 2017 (BSS) - Iranian Ambassador to Bangladesh Dr Abbas Vaezi Dehnavi today paid a courtesy call on Dhaka University (DU) Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr AAMS Arefin Siddique at the latter's office on the campus.

DU Persian Language and Literature Department Chairman Professor Dr Abdus Sabur Khan was present in the meeting, said a DU press release here.

During the meeting, they discussed the matters of mutual interest especially on-going joint academic and research programs between Dhaka University and Iranian universities.

They exchanged views regarding how to strengthen the existing collaboration and friendly ties between DU and Iranian universities on Persian language education and research.

They stressed the need for equipping students with humanitarian values and teachings of Iranian epic poet Hakim Abulqasem Ferdousi.

DU vice-chancellor Professor Arefin Siddique thanked Iranian envoy Dr. Abbas Vaezi Dehnavi for his visit to Dhaka University and expressing keen interest in its Persian language and literature education, the release added.