Faculty and Administration

BracU inaugurates the country’s first School of Pharmacy

On the 30th of July, Brac University held a ceremony regarding the inauguration of the School of Pharmacy, the first ever in Bangladesh. The occasion was graced with the presence of the Honorable Minister of Education, Dr. Dipu Moni as chief guest, who remarked that this historic launching would allow trailblazers of the country’s pharmaceutical industry to grow their formulations into active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) for real-life usage. 

Professor Sazzad Hossain, Member of University Grants Commission of Bangladesh (UGC); Tamara Hasan Abed, Chairperson, Board of Trustees, BracU; Professor Vincent Chang, Vice-Chancellor, BracU and Professor Dr. Eva Rahman Kabir, Dean, School of Pharmacy were also present at the event. The ceremony was moderated by BracU Registrar Dr. David Dowland. 

Notably, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Bhutan to Bangladesh Rinchen Kuentsyl and Second Secretary of the Embassy of Nepal to Bangladesh Ranjan Yadav were also among the prominent guests. Other attendees included top industrialists from pharmaceutical companies along with top academicians from different educational institutions. Professor Dr. Eva Rahman Kabir expressed that the School of Pharmacy plans to conduct intensive research of the highest quality to make a long-term impact on society. Reputed alumni and professors from abroad also shared their thoughts through video messages.

Shah Shah

Shah Mehjabeen is the Sports and Alumni Editor at BRACU Express. She is a Sophomore majoring in Economics from the ESS department at BRAC University. Reach her at shah.mehjabeen.fatema@g.bracu.ac.bd

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