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Nobel Laureate French Economist Jean Tirole will be the convocation speaker
Dhaka University is set to hold its 53rd convocation on Saturday amid festive moods.
President Abdul Hamid, also the Chancellor of the university, is scheduled to preside over the gala event at the central playground on the campus.
DU Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Md Akhtaruzzaman made several instructions at a press briefing held on Thursday ahead of the occasion.
On that day, the Chancellor’s procession will begin at 11:55 am and the convocation will begin at 12 pm.
Nobel Laureate French Economist Dr Jean Tirole will attend the program as convocation speaker.
A total of 30,348 graduates and researchers will attend the program, reports Bangla Tribune.
Among them, a total of 22,287 students will participate in the venue of Dhaka University and as many as 7,796 students will participate in the Dhaka College and Eden College venues.
A total of 131 meritorious teachers, researchers and students will be awarded 153 gold medals, 97 PhD, 2 DBA and 35 MPhil degrees.
A total of 52 people have been awarded honorary doctorate degrees since the beginning of Dhaka University.
By conferring the Doctorate of Laws degree on Professor Dr Jean Tirole, this number will stand at 53.