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Wakil Ahmed is a Bangladeshi academic. He was the vice-chancellor of Bangladesh National University from July 2005 until December 2007. He is the former president of the Bangla Academy and the Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.[1][2] He was awarded Ekushey Padak in 2004 by the Government of Bangladesh for his research contribution.[3]

Wakil Ahmed
Native name ওয়াকিল আহমদ
Nationality Bangladeshi
Occupation Academic
Awards Ekushey Padak

CareerEdit

As of 2010, Ahmed served as a Supernumerary Professor of the Department of Bangla at the University of Dhaka.[4]

Ahmed served as the vice-chancellor of Bangladesh National University from July 2005 until December 2007. In December 2007 Professor Ahmed was removed from the office of vice-chancellor of Bangladesh National University by the government of Bangladesh. He was kicked out from the vice-chancellor's office by the government almost one and a half year before his tenure ended.[5][6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Dedicate yourselves to welfare of people". The Daily Star. January 17, 1998. Retrieved June 22, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Read more books, develop habit of study : PM tells Ekushey Book Fair inaugural ceremony". The Daily Star. February 2, 2006. Retrieved June 22, 2016. 
  3. ^ "একুশে পদকপ্রাপ্ত সুধীবৃন্দ". Government of Bangladesh. Retrieved June 20, 2016. 
  4. ^ Elita Karim (January 29, 2010). "Decoding the Rhyme". The Daily Star. Retrieved June 22, 2016. 
  5. ^ "NU VC removed". The Daily Star. December 27, 2007. Retrieved June 22, 2016. 
  6. ^ "বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়ের ভাইস-চ্যান্সেলর মহোদয়গণের তালিকা ও কার্যকাল". National University Bangladesh. Retrieved June 22, 2016.