The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Committee of Action for Research, Extension and Services (CARES) was held at the Center for Advanced Research in Sciences (CARS) seminar room of Dhaka University (DU) on Saturday.
DU Vice-Chancellor (VC) Prof Dr Md Akhtaruzzaman inaugurated the programme as the chief guest, said a press release.
CARES General Secretary Prof Dr Md Mozammel Hoq gave vote of thanks.
Three distinguished founding members of CARES were accorded reception in the function for their outstanding contributions to scientific research.
The awardees are Dr Firdousi Qadri, Prof Dr Md Anwar Hossain and Prof Dr Haseena Khan. DU VC Prof Dr Md Akhtaruzzaman stressed the need for strengthening collaboration between academia and industry to reach the outcome of research to the footstep of general people as well as achieve Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
He called upon the researchers to conduct research for betterment of livelihoods of common people in the country.