Dhaka, Bangladesh
Call to bolster Bangladesh-China ties in different fields

Call to bolster Bangladesh-China ties in different fields

Dhaka University (DU) Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr Md. Akhtaruzzaman has stressed the need for further bolstering bilateral ties between Bangladesh and China in different fields including education, research, trade, economy and culture, reports BSS. "An excellent friendly-relationship between Bangladesh and China has been prevailing for a long time and the two countries could further strengthen the ties in the fields of education, research, trade, economy and culture," he said. The DU vice-chancellor expressed the view when Chinese Ambassador to Bangladesh Li Jiming paid a courtesy call on him at his residential office on Thursday. The Chinese envoy was accompanied by some other high officials from his embassy. At the meeting, Prof Akhtaruzzaman apprised the envoy of a brief history of Dhaka University and recalled its outstanding contribution to different democratic movements including the Liberation War in 1971 and Language Movement in 1952. The ambassador congratulated Prof Akhtaruzzaman on his reappointment as the vice-chancellor of Dhaka University by presenting a bouquet to him.

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