With a view to creating mass awareness, the Zoology department of Jahangirnagar University (JU) will arrange a day-long Bird Fair on January 6, 2017 on the premises of Zahir Raihan auditorium of the university.
This is for the 16th time the fair is going to be held on the campus, reports our correspondent.
Dr Md Kamrul Hasan, an associate professor of the department, made the announcement at a press conference held at the teachers’ lounge of New Arts Building on the campus around 3:30pm today.
JU Vice Chancellor Prof Farzana Islam is expected to inaugurate the fair at 7:30am.
The day-long fair will include inter-university bird identification competition, photography exhibition on birds, painting competition for children, bird watching through telescope, quiz competition, annual report presentation on birds seen at JU and award giving ceremony, etc.
Guests from different national and international organisations will attend the fair.
The fair will be jointly organised by Wildlife Rescue Centre, Bangladesh Bird Club, Arannayk Foundation, Channel 24, IUCN and Bangladesh Forest Department.