The semifinal of the seventh inter-university debate competition on environment was held at Bangladesh University of Engineering Technology on Wednesday.
The Department of Environment, BUET Debating Club and Save the Children jointly organised the debate competition to celebrate the upcoming World Environment Day 2018, said a press release.
BUET Debating Club competed against East West University Debating Club in the semifinals while Bangladesh Agriculture University battled against Dhaka University.
Students from 16 public and private universities took part in the competition which began on Monday.
Dhaka University, Jahangirnagar University, Chittagong University, Rajshahi University, Khulna University, Shahjalal University of Science and Technology, North South University and BRAC University, among others, participated in the competition.
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