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A seminar titled ‘Arsenic in Coconut Water’ was held at Islamic University (IU) in Kushtia Saturday, reports BSS.

The Environmental Science and Geography Department of the university
arranged the meeting at the seminar room of Applied Science and Technology
Faculty on the campus.

IU VC Prof Dr M Harun-Ur-Rashid Askari addressed the seminar as the
chief guest while Pro-VC Prof Dr M Shahinoor Rahman and Treasurer Prof Dr M
Selim Toha were present as special guests with departmental chairman Prof Dr
SM Mostofa Kamal in the chair.

Additional Secretary of the Secondary and Higher Education Department
under the Education Ministry Dr M Mahmudul Haque delivered the keynote

Moderated by lecturer of the department Iffat Ara, the seminar was
attended, among others, by dean of the Applied Science and Technology Faculty
Prof Dr Momtazul Islam, former President of IUTA Prof Dr M Mahbubur Rahman
and IU proctor Prof Dr M Mahbubar Rahman.