RU holds NCPSD conference
Published: 09:12 PM, 13 July 2019 Updated: 09:15 PM, 13 July 2019
Rajshahi University (RU) observed the National Conference on Population and Sustainable Development (NCPSD) titled 'Population and Sustainable DevelopmentIssues and Challenges in Bangladesh' today.
Department of Population Science and Human Resource Development (PSHRD) hosted the conference at Senate Building sharing the ideas and research findings relevant to the issues and challenges of sustainable development for Bangladesh through the academicians, research scholars and other stakeholders.
RU Vice-chancellor of Prof Abdus Sobhan addressed the opening session as chief guest while Pro-VC Prof Chowdhury Jakaria and UNFPA Representative to Bangladesh Dr Asa Britta Torkelsson spoke as special guests.
PSHRD Chairman Prof Nazrul Islam Mondal presided over the ceremony while Prof Ashraful Islam Khan welcomed the participants.
More than 100 teachers and experts concerned from different universities of the country took part in the conference.
During the daylong conference, four technical sessions were held and 24 papers were presented.