President lauds Asiatic Society
President Zillur Rahman yesterday praised the various research activities of Asiatic Society of Bangladesh as it basically conducts research on man and nature of the country.
The President lauded the activities of the society when a three-member delegation of Asiatic Society of Bangladesh led by its President Prof Sirajul Islam paid a courtesy call on him at
The delegation included Asiatic Society General Secretary Prof Mahfuza Khanam and its Council Member Prof Nazrul Islam.
During the meeting, Zillur said the Asiatic Society has been silently conducting various research works especially on man and nature of the country. This deserves high appreciation, he added.
The delegation members apprised the president of the various ongoing activities of the Asiatic Society and sought his cooperation as the chief patron of the society.
They also requested Zillur to inaugurate the bi-annual general meeting of the Society, to be held in January 2010.
The president assured his all-out support to the overall activities of the society.
The delegation presented a set of their research publications to the president after the meeting.
Secretary of the President's Office Mohammad Shafiul Alam, Military Secretary to the President Major General Md Ehtesham Ul Haque and President's Press Secretary Abdul Awal Howlader were present during the meeting.