Vol. 5 Num 57 Thu. July 22, 2004  

Barrister Ishtiaqmemorial foundation established
National Professor Sufia Ahmed, wife of late Barrister Syed Ishtiaq Ahmed, handed over a cheque for Tk 10 lakh to President of the Asiatic Society of Bangladesh Prof Emajuddin Ahamed at a simple ceremony on July 18 to establish a trust fund titled 'Barrister Syed Ishtiaq Ahmed Memorial Foundation', says a press release.

The objective of the Foundation will be to promote research work in the areas of legal and constitutional history and cultural history of Bangladesh.

Council members as well as the general and life members of the Asiatic Society, members of Ishtiaq's family, scholars and academicians attended the function presided over by Prof Emajuddin.

Speakers paid glowing tributes to the eminent lawyer and threw light on his life and works.