Professor Muhammed Zafar Iqbal will return to the Shahjajal University of Science and Technology (SUST) campus on Wednesday.
He has been undergoing treatment at the Combined Military Hospital (CMH) in Dhaka after suffering serious injuries in a knife attack.
Muhammad Joynal Abedin, personal assistant of Dr Zafar Iqbal on Tuesday said that the famed writer will return to Sylhet by a Novoair flight which is scheduled to leave Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka at 12 noon.
Meanwhile, Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Engineering Department of the university Saiful Islam said the students of the university are ready to welcome their teacher at the Mukta Mancha where he came under the attack.
On March 3, a young man identified as Foyzur Rahman made an attack on Prof Zafar Iqbal. He stabbed him with a knife at the Mukta Mancha during a celebration programme, ‘Robofight,’ of the Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE) department.
Dr Iqbal was first rushed to Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College Hospital. Later, he was airlifted to the CMH in Dhaka on the same day.