Dhaka, 20 September 2015: In celebration of the International Day of Peace, UNIC Dhaka, Gan-Sohagi Memorial Trust Fund and Department of Peace and Conflict Studies of Dhaka University (DU) jointly organized a Peace Rally in the university premises on 20th September 2015. Professor Dr. AAMS Arefin Siddique, Vice-Chancellor of Dhaka University attended the rally as a chief guest. Professor Dr. Nasreen Ahmed, Pro-VC of DU, Professor Farid Uddin Ahmed, Dean, Faculty of Social Science, DU, Professor Dr. Dalem Chandra Barman, Vice-Chancellor of ASA University and Mr. M. Moniruzzaman Office-in-Charge, UNIC Dhaka also took part in the rally.
To mark the Day, a lecture series was organized by Gan-Sohagi Memorial Trust Fund and Department of Peace and Conflict Studies, DU at Nabab Nawab Ali Chowdhury Senate Bhaban, Dhaka University. Professor Dr. AAMS Arefin Siddique, Vice Chancellor of Dhaka University spoke in the occasion as a chief guest while Emeritus Professor Dr. Anisuzzaman delivered the key-note lecture entitled “The Present World and World Peace”. A group song was also performed by the students. Mr. M. Moniruzzaman, Office-in-Charge of UNIC Dhaka read out the UN Secretary-General’s message on International Day of Peace.