The Most Ven. Prof. Dr. Phra Dharmakosajarn, Rector of Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University delivered a speech mentioning that the result of the conference held at the Internationally Important Day of United Nations in 2550 was the participants unanimously voted to set up the IABU (the International Association of Buddhist Universities).
At the present, the Office of the National Culture Commission grants the permission to establish the IABU in accordance with the association establishment license or the organization license number 4/2551. The Chairman of the Association was the person receiving the license.
At the same time, Phramahahansa Dhammahaso (Nitibunyakorn), Assistant to Rector for Academic Affairs (Pali VI, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.) is appointed as the director of the IABU and the office will be located at the building of Mahachulalongkonrajavidyalaya University, Wat Mahadhatu, Bangkok 102001.
Source: Thairath Newspaper, June 26, 2551
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