A day-long Geography fair was held at Jahangirnagar University (JU) yesterday for the second time to raise the awareness to protect our environment among the mass-population.
Geography and Environment department organised the fair where students displayed different models regarding geography and environment.
Speaking at the programme, Prof Sajed Asraf Karim said, ‘Our students organize this fair every year to raise mass-awareness despite lack of logistics support. I hope this fair will be continued in future.’
Students of different academic sessions displayed a total of 10 models of preserving geography and environment.
Toufiqul Islam Khan, student of honours final year, said, ‘We want to present our country with what we have acquire through this practical activities in the fair. This fair was really excellent.’
Among others, Prof AJM Shoeb from Rajshahi University, Prof Shahedur Rashid of JU Geography department, Prof Sheikh Touhidul Alam, Khandaker Hasan Mahmud, Rezaul Roni, Mehedi Iqbal, Anarul Haque Mandal, Alamgir Hossain Bhuiyan were present at the inaugural session of the fair.
Mentionable, Geography department organized such kind of fair for the first time in 2012.