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23rd International Biennial Conference and AGM-2023 held in Dhaka

Published at এপ্রিল ২৬, ২০২৪ Desk: 23rd International Biennial Conference and AGM-2023 held in Dhaka. Today (26th April) morning Zoological Society of Bangladesh organized the program at Nabab Nawab Ali Chowdhury Senate Building of Dhaka University. This year’s theme of the conference was ‘Transformation of Poverty Through Improvement of Health and Innovative Utilization of Bio-resources’.

Poverty is a global problem and more than 8 million people in low middle income countries (LMICs) die from conditions that should be treatable by the health system.  Poor quality health care is now one of the barriers for reducing mortality than other access issues. Rural development and urbanization is not only the improvement of the economy and well-being of people. Hence the mentioned theme has been selected this year.

Begum Shamsun Nahar MP, Hon’ble State Minister, Ministry of Education; Mr. Md. Amir Hossain Chowdhury, Chief Conservator of Forests, Bangladesh Forest Department; Mr. Sayed Md. Alamgir, Director General, Department of Fisheries, Bangladesh; Prof. Dr. Mohammed Mostafa Feeroz, Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Jahangirnagar University and Dr. F.H. Ansarey, President, ACI Agribusinesses were present as special guests on the occasion.

The keynote speech on the conference theme delivered by Prof. Dr. Sayed Abdul Hamid, Institute of Health Economy, University of Dhaka. The inaugural session presided over by Prof. Dr. Sitesh Chandra Bachar, Hon’ ble Pro-Vice-Chancellor, University of Dhaka.

Prof. Dr. Hamida Khanum, President, Zoological Society of Bangladesh; Prof. Dr. Shefali Begum, 23rd International Biennial Zoological Society of Bangladesh Conference and AGM-2023, Zoological Society of Bangladesh Coordinator and Prof. Dr. M. Lokman Hossain, General Secretary Zoological Society of Bangladesh were also present there.

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