IRRI rep visits BAU
Staff Reporter, Mymensingh :
IRRI Representative for Bangladesh Dr Humnath Bhandari visited Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU) Mymensingh and met with Vice Chancellor of BAU Prof Dr Lutful Hassan and other officials of BAU at Vice Chancellor Office Room on Wednesday .
Prof Dr Md. Solaiman Ali Fakir, Students' Affairs Adviser of BAU , Prof Dr AKM Zakir Hossain Curator of BAU Botanical Garden , Prof Dr. Md.Abdur Rahim Director of BAU Germplasm Center , Prof Dr Mohammad Mahir uddin Department of Entomology, Professor Dr.Md. Azharul Islam of Associate Adviser of BAU, Elizabeth Anne Ali of Corporate Services Manager of IRRI,Bangladesh, Dr Ibrahim Md Saiyed of Country Manager Healthier Rice Programme ,IRRI, Dr.Saidul Islam senior specialist-Agricultural Research and Development of IRRI, Mohammed Shaheen Bhuiya of Senior Officer-Administrative Coordination of IRRI. Md Ashraf Ali of Manager-project Coordination ACI-IRRI-PPP, Md. Sadikur Rahman Specialist-Communication of IRRI, Krishibid Din Mohammed Dinu, Deputy Director, Public Relations and Publications of BAU were present .
During the meeting the IRRI representative for Bangladesh Dr.Humnath Bhandari expressed his desire to extant cooperation to Rice Research activities of BAU. The team also observed the progress of BAU-IRRI collaborative research activities. Later, they visited BAU Botanical Garden and BAU Germplasm Center.