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Protecting environment from pollution stressed

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Dhaka University (DU) Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr AAMS Arefin Siddique urged the world leaders to come forward with helping hands and work together to protect the environment from pollution.
"We must protect our environment for existence of human beings", he said as the chief guest on the 13th instant while inaugurating a training workshop at CARS Auditorium on DU campus.
DU Oceanography Department and the Environment Department of Bangladesh government are jointly organizing the workshop on "Sustainable Management of Marine Ecosystem and Acidification Monitoring", said a DU press release.
DU Oceanography Department Chairman Professor Dr Kawser Ahmed delivered the welcome speech at the inaugural session of the workshop while Director of the Environment Department Md. Alamgir addressed it as the special guest.
Professor Arefin stressed on the need for creating awareness among general
people as well as young generation on environmental issues and eco system and
called upon the field level young officers to play key role in this regard.
A total of 25 young officers from the Environment Department of the
government are taking part in the workshop.

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