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Zia Rahman, Dean of Faculty of Social Sciences of DU, passed away

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Zia Rahman, Dean of Faculty of Social Sciences of DU, passed away

Dhaka University (DU) Dean of Faculty of Social Sciences and Founder Chairman of Criminology Department Professor Dr. Zia Rahman (58) passed away. He died in a private hospital in the capital on Saturday morning due to heart disease.

Professor Zia Rahman was a prominent criminologist and renowned teacher and researcher in Bangladesh. He has served in various important positions of Dhaka University including Dean of Faculty of Social Sciences, Departmental Chairman, Hall Principal, Teachers Association, Academic Council.

Apart from this, he served as the Board Director of the International Society of Criminology and the Director of DU’s Center for Advanced Research in Social Sciences.

Professor Zia’s death is condoled by the Vice-Chancellor of DU. ASM Maqsood Kamal. The Vice-Chancellor prayed for the repose of the soul of the deceased and expressed his deepest condolences to the bereaved family members.



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