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Dr. Ayub Nabi Khan receives the International ‘Holden Medal Award’

British High Commissioner H.E. Alison Blake presented the ‘Textile Institute International Holden Medal for Education’ to Prof Dr. Ayub Nabi Khan, Pro Vice-Chancellor of BGMEA University of Fashion & Technology (BUFT) on 27 November at the British High Commissioner’s residence, Dhaka.

Dr. Ayub Nabi Khan receives ‘Holden Medal Award’ from British High Commissioner Alison Blake
Figure 1: Prof Dr. Ayub Nabi Khan, Pro Vice-Chancellor of BGMEA University of Fashion & Technology (BUFT)-in middle-receiving ‘Textile Institute International Holden Medal for Education’.

Prof Dr. Ayub Nabi Khan is the first Bangladeshi to win the award by ‘The Textile Institute, Manchester, UK’ in recognition of his outstanding contributions in technology-based education at the levels.

British High Commissioner H.E. Alison Blake said, “I am delighted to present the ‘Textile Institute International Holden Medal for Education’ to Prof Dr. Ayub Nabi Khan.”

“The Textile Institute was founded in the year 1910 and was chartered by the British Government in 1925. The Institute has Individual and Corporate members in up to 80 countries; membership covers all sectors and all disciplines in textiles management, art, design, fashion, economics, science, engineering, research, production, marketing, selling, retailing, education and training etc. The award is made to an institute member only.”

I was always a firm believer that education is the key to prosperity. A good education opens numerous doors for achievement. My education in the UK has played a huge role in the work that I have done till date।

Prof Dr. Ayub Nabi Khan, Pro Vice-Chancellor of BUFT

Expressing pleasure after receiving the prestigious Holden Medal for education Dr. Khan said, “I am greatly humbled to receive the Holden Medal for Education by The Textile Institute, UK, which is truly an International recognition.”

“I was always a firm believer that education is the key to prosperity. A good education opens numerous doors for achievement. My education in the UK has played a huge role in the work that I have done till date,” he said.

Dr. Khan is a renowned Textile Engineer turned educationist having more than 30 years of experience in teaching, educational planning and management, education and industrial consultancy, project management, research, process, product and technology development.

He did his B.Sc. in Textiles Engineering from the University of Dhaka, M.Sc., and Ph. D from the University of Manchester, the UK in the same field under the Commonwealth Scholarship & Fellowship program.

Dr. Ayub Nabi Khan receives International ‘Holden Medal Award’
Figure 2: Dr. Khan’s family, BUFT board of trustee members, colleagues, Textile Today team and well-wishers were also present at the medal presenting ceremony.

Prof. Khan is a Syndicate Member of Bangladesh University of Textiles (BUTEX). He is a Fellow of the Textile Institute the UK and Section Chairman of International Textile Institute UK Bangladesh section and the Executive Editor of Bangladesh Textile Today. He is the youngest son of late Alhaj Rashid Ahmed Khan and late Alhaj Noorjahan Begum.

Dr. Khan’s family, BUFT board of trustee members, colleagues, Textile Today team and well-wishers were also present at the medal presenting ceremony.

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