Dr Kazi Farhad Jalal is currently a teacher and a faculty member at the Harvard University's Extension School.
He talks about the high standard of education at the Harvard University where out of every hundred applicants, only 7.7% get the opportunity to study there.
Students at the university are free minded, not conservative, he says.
Mr Jalal did his Masters from the same university in 1965 and PhD in 1969. Then he went back to then East Pakistan and joined the government planning department in Dhaka. Later he worked for the UN and ADB and then returned to Harvard University in 2001.