Chittagong University on Tuesday honoured the visiting former Indian president Pranab Mukherjee with a Doctor of Letters degree through a special convocation ceremony.
Vice-chancellor of Chittagong University Professor Iftekhar Uddin Chowdhury conferred the degree on Pranab on the university campus.
CU pro-VC Professor Shirin Akhtar, among others, attended the convocation, conducted by CU acting registrar Professor Dr Kamrul Huda.
Former Indian president Pranab Mukherjee reached Chittagong on Tuesday morning. Zillur Rahman, deputy commissioner of Chittagong, Iqbal Bahar, superintendent of Chittagong police, and other higher officials received Pranab.
The former Indian president, a great friend of Bangladesh, reached Shah Amanat International Airport at 11:00am and he was later taken to hotel Radisson Blu at around 12:00pm, said Saleh Mohammad Tanvir, additional commissioner of Chittagong Metropolitan Police.
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