Dr Kanak Kanti Barua has been appointed vice chancellor (VC) of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU).
He will take charge on March 24, BSMMU sources said.
Dr Barua is currently serving as the chairman of the Department of Neuro Surgery and dean of the department of Surgery. He is also the president of Bangladesh College of Physicians and Surgeons (BCPS).
He will replace Prof Dr Kamrul Hasan Khan, whose tenure ends on March 23.
BSMMU Information Officer Prashanta Kumar Majumder said: “A notice from the Prime Minister's Office has been issued regarding the decision, but we are yet to receive it.”
This article was first published on banglatribune.com