Dhaka University Authorities conferred prestigious 'University Blue' Award to Musa Ibrahim, the first Bangladeshi Everest Conquer.
The vice-chancellor of Dhaka University, Dr AAMS Arefin Siddique handed over the award to Musa at a ceremony held at DU central playground Thursday noon.
The certificate reads: "Dhaka University Certificate of Honour" - This is to certify that Musa Ibrahim of IER has been awarded 'University Blue' as Mountaineer for the year 2010. Signed by Showkatur Rahman, Director, Physical Education, Dhaka University and AAMS Arefin Siddique, Vice Chancellor, Dhaka University and dated Dhaka, December 2, 2010.
Honoring Musa Ibrahim, Arefin Siddique said that being a formers student of the university, Musa has enhanced the glory of the institution.
Vice-chancellor also disclosed that a team from the university would explore the Everest by 2014, wishing to kick off a study-circle along with Musa, in association with the help of Physical Training Centre of the university.
University vice-chancellor Dr. Harun-ur-Rashid and treasurer Dr. Mizanur Rahman were present at the ceremony as special guest.
Terming his victory as the triumph of 16 crore Bangladeshi people Musa Ibrahim said, I have also made a commitment to plant 16 crore trees across the country and I wish to sow the first plant in Dhaka University campus.