On June 19 (Sunday), a seminar was held on “Dairy Development in Bangladesh: Budget 2011-2012 Reaction” at the auditorium of Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council, Farm Gate, Dhaka. The seminar was arranged by the Community Bases Dairy Veterinary Foundation (CBDVF), Bangladesh Agricultural University. In the seminar, Dr. M. Abdur Razzaque, Honorable Minister, Ministry of Food and Disaster Management was present as the chief guest and Dr. Wais Kabir, Executive chairman, BARC was present as the special guest of the progam. Key note speaker of the seminar was Prof. Dr. M. Shamsuddin, Chair, CBDVF. The program was chaired by Prof. Dr. M. A. Sattar Mandal, the Vice-chancellor of BAU. A total of 350 deligates from public universities, DLS, BARC, BLRI, KIB, BVA, dairy farmers and representatives from different pharmaceutical companies were attended the seminar.
On May 24, the “Central Teaching and Research Animal Facilities” has been inaugurated by the Vice-chancellor (VC) of BAU, Professor Dr. M.A. Sattar Mandal. Professor Dr. Md. Aktar Hossain, ex-VC of BAU; Professor Jalal Uddin Ahmed, the Dean, Faculty of Veterinary Science (FVS), BAU; Professor Motaher Hossain Mondol, ex-VC of Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science and Technology University and other teachers of the FVS were present at the occasion.
An animal welfare organization of Sylhet Agricultural University (SAU) organized a “Frog Festival” at Sylhet Govt. Pilot High School, Sylhet on the occasion of World Frog Day 2014 (26th of April 2014). “Save the Frog” sponsored the one-day program. Md. Hasem Ali, Head Master of the Sylhet Govt. Pilot High School inaugurated the festival. Dr. Tilak Chandra Nath, Lecturer, Department of Parasitology, SAU was present in the program as a special guest. More than 60 students of different classes participated the festival delightfully. The festival included seminar on importance of frog, quiz competition, free hand art, slide show & refreshment. Mr. Joy Prakash Roy, General Secretary of RRADHIKAR delivered a lecture.