An academic exchange agreement has been signed between Bangladesh’s Sapporo Dental College and Graduate School of Dental Medicine, Hokkaido University, a Japanese university on February 27th, 2017 at Hotel “Radisson Blu Water Garden”, Dhaka.
Hono’ble Secretary Mr. Faiz Ahmed, Health Education Division, Ministry of Health Education welfare, People Republic of Bangladesh was present as a chief guest of the occasion.
Furthermore, Prof. Md. Ismail Khan, VC, Chittagong Medical University, Prof. Meshbauddin Ahmed, Ex-VC of Jagannath University, Prof. Atsuro Yakoyama, Dean, Graduate School of Medicine, Hokkaido University, Prof. Khan Abul Kalam Azad, Dean, Faculty of Medicine, Dhaka University, Prof. Abdur Rashid, Director, Medical Education, Directorate of Health Services and Ms Machiko Yamamura, Head of Public Relation & Culture, Embassy of Japan in Bangladesh was present as a guest of honor on the occasion.
The program was presided by Prof. Dr. SA Ashraf, known as the father of general surgery in Bangladesh and honorable member of Governing Body of Sapporo Dental College.
On the occasion, Principal of Sapporo Dental College Prof. Dr. Mohiuddin Ahmed briefed that “Sapporo Dental College and Hospital” was established in 2000 under a non-profitable charitable organization “ The Foundation for Health Education Service and Research.