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Preliminary round of Hult Prize held at IUB

Metro Desk

26 November, 2020 12:00 AM printer

The preliminary round of the annual competition Hult Prize 2020-2021 was held at Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) in the capital recently, said a press release.

The Daily Sun was the media partner of the event.

Despite the pandemic, IUBians were enthusiastic about solving the pressing global issues and creating an impact on society. Out of social responsibility and with the goal of doing something good for people, more than 120 IUBians took part in the competition. This year, the theme was “Food for Good”.

Dr Firoz Ahmed, Professor and Chairman of Department of Pharmacy of Dhaka University, Shahid Ashrafee, Senior General Manager – Sales of Branded Commodities of ACI Limited, Mahfuzul Karim, Outbound Operations Manager of Unilever Bangladesh Limited, and Dr Imtiaz A Hussain, Dean (Acting) of SLASS, Head of Global Studies and Governance Programme of IUB, among others, were present at the event.