Three eminent educationists have been appointed as national professors for five years.
They are-- Professor Emeritus and former vice chancellor of Chattogram University, Alamgir Mohammad Sirajuddin, Diabetic Association of Bangladesh President (BADAS) Professor AK Azad Khan, and president of Bangladesh Gastroenterology Society and Gastro liver Foundation, Bangladesh, Professor Mahmud Hasan.
A gazette notification was issued on Thursday by The Ministry of Education.
It announced their appointments in line with the National Professor (appointment, conditions and facilities) Resolution of 1981.
It said that the educationists will fulfil the duties and enjoy various facilities of national professors in accordance with the resolution.
The issued order will be effective soon, the notice said.