An international conference on nutrition was held at Islamic University (IU) in Kushtia on Saturday.
Applied Nutrition and Food Technology Department organised the conference on ‘Role of Nutrition in Health and Development’ in association with Higher Education Quality Enhancement Project (HEQEP) of University Grant Commission (UGC) at Bir Shreshta Hamidur Rahman Auditorium around 10:00 am.
IU Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr M Harun-Ur-Rashid Askari was present as chief guest while Pro-VC Professor Dr M Shahinoor Rahamn and Dean of Applied Science and Technology Faculty Dr M Shamsul Alam as special guests.
Dr M Rezaul Karim, chairman of Applied Nutrition and Food Technology Department, chaired the event.
The department professor SM Abdur Rouf conducted the conference while professor of Infection Biology Department of Tsukuba University in Japan Mitsuru Okuwaki, Pro-VC of University of Science & Technology in Chittagong Nurul Absar and professor of Rajshahi University’s Biotechnology and Molecular Biology Department Khaled Hossain were present as key note speakers.
Over three hundred teachers and students of various departments took part in the programme.