Neurosurgeon Prof Kanak Kanti Barua has been appointed as the new vice-chancellor of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU).
President Abdul Hamid, also the chancellor of the university, gave the appointment to Prof kanti, according to a press release issued by BSMMU today.
The professor will take over the responsibilities as new VC of BSMMU on March 24, the press release reads.
Prof Kanti, also president of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University Teachers' Association (BSMMUTA), will remain in the post for three years.
Health and Family Welfare Ministry issued a gazette notification in this regard on March 15.