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ICAB team to attend ICAI Int’l conference in Kolkata

A delegation of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh(ICAB) led by its President Md Abdus Salam FCA  left Dhaka on Monday for India to attend ICAI International Conference on ‘Accountancy Profession : Emerging Frontiers of Future Growth’ and South Asian Federation of Accountants(SAFA) events to be held in Kolkata, India. ICAB President Md Abdus Salam FCA, Member Council and CAPA Board Director Anwaruddin Chowdhury FCA will attend Joint SAFA-CAPA meeting on Wednesday, 20 November 2013 at hotel Hyatt Regency, Kolkata, says a press release. ICAB

New memorial trust fund established at DU

A trust fund titled ‘Bangamata Begum Fazilatunnessa Mujib Memorial Trust Fund’ has been set up at the Begum Fazilatunnessa Mujib Hall of Dhaka University (DU). In order to set up this fund Provost of the Hall Prof. Dr. Sabita Rezwana Rahman handed over a cheque for Tk. 12.5 lac from the Hall-fund to DU Treasurer Prof. Dr. Md. Kamal Uddin on Monday at the Vice-Chancellor’s office. DU Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. AAMS Arefin Siddique, Dean of the Faculty of Science Prof. Dr. Mohammad Yousuf Ali Mollah, Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences Prof. Farid Uddin Ahmed, Dean of the Faculty of Fine Art Prof. Syed Abul Bark Alvi, Acting Registrar Syed Rezaur Rahman and House Tutors of the Hall were present on the occasion.

ICAEW discusses renewal of MoU with ICAB

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh (ICAB) held a meeting on strategy progress, implementation and updates of MoU with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) at Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel in the city on Saturday. Member Council ICAB, Md Abdus Salam FCA, President presided over the meeting while Martin Batsford, Head of Operations, Professional Standards ICAEW,  Jonathon Worrell, Senior Business Development Manager ICAEW, Suraiya Zannat Khan FCA, Sr. Financial Management Specialist, the World Bank Bangladesh were present on the occasion. Mou with ICAEW

Training on Bio-Informatics begins at DU

A five-day long training programme on “Bio-Informatics for Biological Research” organized by the Department of Zoology, Dhaka University (DU) under Higher Education Quality Enhancement Project (HEQEP) began Sunday at the ‘Prof. Dr. Mahmud-Ul-Ameen Auditorium’ of the Department. The World Bank funded the project conducted by the University Grants Commission of Bangladesh (UGC). 17-11-13DU Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr AAMS Arefin Siddique inaugurated the programme as chief guest. Chairman of the Department of Zoology Prof Dr MA Howlader presided over ...

Students urged not go to brokers for US visa assistance

Consul General of the US Embassy in Dhaka Jamie Fouss on Thursday suggested Bangladeshi students interested to study in the United Sates not to go to brokers for assistance and refrain from submitting false statements saying it may permanently damage a student’s opportunity to study there. “I want to leave you with this strong message for both visitors and student visa applicants. No one should ever pay a broker for a guaranteed visa. These brokers can’t deliver,” he told reporters at a press conference at the American Centre. Fouss said false stories and fake documents often end up with a refusal and a permanent mark against the applicant, reports UNB.

SeU holds seminar on work safety

School of Business Studies of Southeast University (SeU) organized a seminar on “Worksplace Safety: A Luxury or a necessity in the Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises of Bangladesh?” on Saturday at SEU Conference Room in the city. SBSProf Dr Anwar Hossain, Vice Chancellor of Southeast University attended the seminar as  chief guest while Nafeez Al Amin, Lecturer, School of Business Studies presented the Keynote Paper in the seminar, says a press release. Brig Gen Md. Anwarul Islam (Retd.), ndc, psc, G+, Registrar,  Prof Dr Golam Ahmed Faruqui, Dean,...