Pharma career expo kicks off

Staff Correspondent

4 February, 2018 12:00 AM printer

Pharma Career Expo, an exposition on career opportunities in pharmaceutical industry, started at Daffodil International University in the city on Saturday.

About 15 pharmaceutical companies took part in the two-day expo where seminar, workshop, career talk show, exhibition and project displays were held for students, according to a news release.

Bangladesh Association of Pharmaceutical Industries (BAPI) and DIU jointly organised the two-day fair to inspire the undergraduate students in the sector.

Member of Parliament and BAPI President Nazmul Hassan inaugurated the expo as the chief guest while Secretary General SM Shafiuzzaman and DIU Chairman Sabur Khan were, among others, present on the opening session at the university’s Dhanmondi campus.

Addressing the function, Nazmul Hassan said, Bangladesh is exporting pharmaceutical products in 150 countries and also registered with 70 more countries to export the pharma products. Bangladesh got first position in USA at HSBC Pharmaceuticals index,”.

Vice Chancellor Prof Yousuf Mahabubul Islam, Pro- Vice Chancellor Prof SM Mahabubul Haque Majumder, and Department of Pharmacy’s chairman Mustafezur Rahman were, among others, spoke on the inaugural session.