The Department of Pharmacy of Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) organised their annual Pharma Fest 2019 on Monday on the campus in the capital’s Bashundhara R/A, said a press release.
The event offered a platform for exchanging creative ideas among faculty members, pharmaceutical industry associates, healthcare professionals and students.
The celebration started with an inaugural session followed by a colourful rally organised by IUB pharmacy department students. The theme of this year’s event was “Academia-Industry Alliance for Research Excellence”.
Major General Md Mahbubur Rahman, director general of Directorate General of Drug Administration, was the chief guest. Rashed Ahmed Chowdhury, former chairman of IUB’s Board of Trustees, gave the speech as special guest.
Dr Husne Ara Ali, member of ESTCDT, IUB; Prof Milan Pagon, vice chancellor (acting); Prof Abdul Khaleque, dean of School of Environmental Science and Management; Prof JMA Hannan, head of Department of Pharmacy; and Md Nasser Shahrear Zahedee, chairman of Radiant Pharmaceuticals Ltd, also spoke on the occasion.