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DHAKA- Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad Scholarship distribution programme was organized by the Bangladesh-Malaysia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BMCCI) in cooperation with the Dhaka University. The event held on 28th May 2014 at the Dhaka University was attended by H.E. Madam Norlin Othman, High Commissioner of Malaysia; Professor Dr. A.K. Azad Chowdhury, Chairman of the University Grants Commission; Professor Arefin Siddique, Vice Chancellor of Dhaka University and Mr. Nasir A. Choudhury, President of BMCCI.  Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad, recognized as the Architect of Modern Malaysia is a popular figure among the people of Bangladesh.  In recognition of Tun Dr. Mahathir’s leadership, BMCCI chose to award this scholarship in his name for the students who have shown outstanding academic performances in 2011 and 2012.  It is hoped that with this award, it will motivate more students to improve their academic excellence and leadership skills in years to come.