Chairman of North East Advisory Council of Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) RanjitBarthakur called on Dhaka University (DU) Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Md. Akhtaruzzaman on Tuesday at the latter’s office of the university. Deputy public relations officer Md. Rafiqul Islam confirmed the matter in a press release.
During the meeting they discussed the possibilities of strengthening ongoing joint collaborative academic and research programs conducted by the university of Dhaka and different higher educational institutions in India. The Indian delegate expressed his willingness to provide support and cooperation to conduct research on conservation of biodiversity at DU.
Earlier, RanjitBarthakur delivered a lecture at a workshop on “Understanding Deforestation Patterns and Designing Customized Habitat Restoration Plans” at the central gallery of the Department of Botany of DU. Balipara Foundation of India organized this workshop in cooperation with DU Botany Department. Chairman of the Department of Botany of DU Prof. Dr. Rakha HariSarker and Prof. Dr. Mohammad ZabedHossainwere present on this occasion.