The final episode of the “7th National Honours Mathematics Olympiad” organised by the Applied Mathematics Department of Dhaka University was held today at AF Mujibur Rahman Ganit Bhaban of the university, BSS reports. .
Vice-Chancellor Professor AAMS Arefin Siddique inaugurated daylong Olympiad as the chief guest while Pro-Vice Chancellor (administration) Professor Shahid Akhtar Hossain and Arts Faculty Dean Professor Akhtaruzzaman were present as special guests, a DU press release said.
Terming the language of mathematics is an international language, Professor Siddique put emphasis on learning of mathematics to brighten the country’s image to the world. The Olympiad was organised to inspire the youths to learn mathematics. Some 65 contestants, who was selected from the regional episode in six divisions, took part in the final event.
After the completion of the competition, top 10 contestants were given prizes and certificates.