A total of 172 meritorious students from public and private universities will be awarded Prime Minister Gold Medal-2018 for their academic achievements.
The award giving ceremony under the auspices of University Grants Commission (UGC) will be held on Wednesday at Shapla Hall of the Prime Minister’s Office, said a press release.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is expected to hand over the gold medals to the students as the chief guest. Education Minister Dr. Dipu Moni will be present on the occasion as special guest.
UGC chairman Professor Dr. Kazi Shahidullah will preside over the ceremony.
A total of 163 students were awarded Prime Minister Gold Medal in 2017.