Bangladesh Botany Olympiad-2017 was held at Lecture Theatre of Botany Department of Rajshahi University on Sunday.
Bangladesh Botanical Society and Botany Department of the university organised the event.
RU Vice-Chancellor Prof M Abdus Sobhan addressed the function as the chief guest while Chairman of the department Prof Md Nurul Amin presided over it and the event was moderated by Farjana Ashrafi Nila.
Pro-VC of the university Prof Ananda Kumar Saha, Deputy Secretary of Science and Technology Ministry of Bangladesh M Badiar Rahman and General Secretary of Bangladesh Botanical Society Prof S K Shamimul Alam were also present on the occasion.
A colorful rally was brought out and it ended at Kazi Nazrul Islam Auditorium after parading main streets on the campus.
A total of 200 students of different colleges under the Rajshahi Education Board took part in the competition.
At the end of the programme, crests were given to top 10 participants and certificate of participation were given to all.