Science, technology fair begins in Gaibandha

A three-day “Science and Technology Fair-2015” began at the Independence Square on Sunday amid much enthusiasm. District administration has arranged the fair with the theme ‘Technology Can Alleviate Poverty’ marking the National Science and Technology Week.An inaugural ceremony was held on the fair premises with deputy
commissioner M. Ehsan-e-Elahi in the chair.Whip of Jatiya Sangsad and local lawmaker Mahabub Ara Begum Gini
attended the function as the chief guest while police super M. Ashraful Islam was present as special guest.The ceremony was also addressed, among others, by additional deputy commissioner (General) Abu Bakar Siddique, deputy director of local government section Moklesur Rahman, Sadar UNO Ashraful Momin Khan, general secretary of Gaibandha Science Club Association Dhiresh Chakrabartee and student Muhib Ahsan Chowdhury.Speaking on the occasion, the whip said our society and the nation are being benefited much from the modern science.In this context, she urged all to patronize the mini scientists of the country so that they could innovate new technology in different areas to push forward the nation towards development.Later, the whip formally inaugurated the fair by cutting red tape and went round different stalls.A total of 43 stalls of different institutions and science related clubs were set up in the fair. -BSS, Gaibandha