Architect professor Khaleda Ekram has been appointed as vice-chancellor of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (Buet).
Khaleda is the first female vice-chancellor of Buet and the second female vice-chancellor of the country.
Earlier, government appointed Professor Dr Farzana Islam as vice-chancellor of Jahangirnagar University. She is the first female vice-chancellor of the country.
President and Chancellor of Buet Abdul Hamid appointed Khaleda Ekram as Buet VC for the next four years.
Education Ministry issued an order regarding the appointment, on Thursday evening.
Buet's VC post fell vacant as the previous vice-chancellor completed his tenure on August 30.