Int'l zoological confce begins at RU

The 16th Biennial International Zoological Conference began at Kazi Nazrul Islam auditorium of Rajshahi University (RU) yesterday. The theme of the three-day conference is 'Natural resources conservation: Zoological perspective'. Department of Zoology of Rajshahi University organised the conference. Quazi Azhar Ali, vice-chancellor of Bangladesh University, attended the inaugural session as the chief guest. RU Vice Chancellor Prof Altaf Hossain also chairman of organising committee of the conference delivered the welcome address while Zoology department Chairman Prof Abdul Mannan presided over the inaugural ceremony. A total of 100 researchers of zoology will present their research papers during the conference.