National science fair held in Sitakunda

Staff Correspondent | Published: 01:45, Dec 06,2019


The closing ceremony of the National Science and Technology Fair was held on Thursday in Sitakunda upazila of Chattogram.

National Science and Technology Museum and Sitakunda upazila administration jointly organised the weeklong fair.

A total of 46 educational institutions participated in the fair and displayed their innovative projects.

Addressing the closing ceremony, science museum director general Muhammad Munir Chowdhury said that now environment and nature were protected using science and technology.

He said that technology is essential for the development of Bangladesh, to end corruption, and to end food adulteration etc.

Munir also said that Sitakunda upazila is full of marine biodiversity, but at present the beautiful place has fallen prey to severe environmental pollution.

We need to stop hill cutting and water pollution by industries and ship yards which are mostly situated in Sitakunda upazila, he added.

The science museum DG urged local administration, educational institutions and local representatives to visit the museum in Dhaka under their study tour programme.

Sitakunda upazila nirbahi officer Milton Roy, upazila secondary education officer Md Mamun and Sitakunda Press Club president Soumitra Chakroborty also spoke at the programme.

A total 16 organisations and 10 students were rewarded in the event.

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