Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)- The Dhaka School of Economics, specialized institution in economics, started its journey on Wednesday.
Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid inaugurated the post- graduate diploma program of the institution Wednesday evening.
Under this program, students will get nine-month course in economics.
Meanwhile, 17 students have admitted themselves under this course.
The institution got recognition as affiliated institution of Dhaka University December last.
One and half years' masters course will begin in Environment Economics this year.
The education minister hoped that the newly established institution will create many renowned economists in the days to come.
With Governing Council, Dhaka School of Economics Chairman and Rector Dr Qazi Kholiquzzaman Ahmad in the chair, the inaugural function was addressed by member of the governing council and former chief justice Tafazzal Islam, Bangladesh Bank former governor Dr Mohammad Farasuddin, Professor Abul Barakat, Dr Toufique Ahmed Chowdhury, Dr Saidur Rahman Laskar, and Dr Narayan Chandra Nath.
BBN/SSR/AD-23Feb12-8:08 am (BST)