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Prof Dr. Kazi Shahidullah named UGC chairman
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Prof Dr. Kazi Shahidullah named UGC chairman

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Professor Dr. Kazi Shahidullah, former Vice Chancellor of National University, has been appointed as the new chairman of the University Grants Commission (UGC).

Directorate of Secondary and Higher Education issued a notification on Wednesday in this regard, reports UNB.

Kazi Shahidullah, a professor of the Department of History of University of Dhaka has been appointed for a four-year term.

Its previous chairman Professor Abdul Mannan's term came to an end on May 7.

Then, Professor Yusuf Ali Molla, the senior-most official of Bangladesh University Grants Commission, served as its acting chairman.