National Biotechnology Fair 2019 begins in Dhaka

Dhaka, Oct 18 (UNB) – The second National Biotechnology Fair kicked off in the capital’s Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Novo Theatre on Friday.

It is being jointly organised by the National Institute of Biotechnology and the Ministry of Science and Technology. The two-day fair will end on October 19.

Fifty-six government and nongovernment organisations, public and private university life science department, biotech based companies and concerns and research laboratories participated in the event. They set up at 67 stalls.

Dr Md Salimullah, director general of the National Institute of Biotechnology (NIB), presented the keynote paper at the inauguration of the fair.

Yeafesh Osman, minister of science and technology was chief guest.