DHAKA: University Grants Commission (UGC) Chairman Professor AK Azad Chowdhury Wednesday said Bangladesh would turn into a middle income country by next 10 years by proper use of our marine resources.
The educator made the remarks at a seminar titled ‘maritime boundary of Bangladesh and natural resources’ organized by Zoology Department of Jagannath University at the central auditorium.
He said, “Bangladesh is no more a bottomless basket. It becomes a huge potential country. We have to protect our resources with proper utilization of the manpower.”
Regarding Jagannath University, he said, “The University is the second largest of the country. So, UGC will keep continue all kinds of financial aids to the university.”
With chairman of Zoology Department Professor Dr Saiful Islam, the seminar was also addressed, among others, by JnU VC Professor Dr Mesbahuddin Ahmed, captain of Bangladesh Navy Sheikh Mahmudul Hasan PSC, Dean of Life and Earth Science Institute Professor Dr Abu Zafer Mohammad Ruhul Momen and Dhaka University Professor of Fisheries Department Dr Kawser Ahmed.
BDST: 1944 HRS, MAY 23, 2012
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