SUST honours Dr Atiq
Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) in Sylhet honoured leading environmental scientist Dr Atiq Rahman for wining prestigious UN environment award 'Champion of the Earth 2008', says a press release.
He was honoured at a seminar organised marking the World Environments Day at the university recently.
Sust Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Saleh Uddin attended the programme as the chief guest while Dr Atiq Rahman as the guest of honour. Prof Dr Narayan Shaha, head of Forestry and Environmental Science Department, chaired the seminar.
Dr Atiq at the programme said that climate must be integrated with development. He emphasised on developing skills and capacities of the new generation to combat climate change in future.
Prof Saleh Uddin emphasised on specialised education on climate change science with special focus on adaptation, mitigation, and clean development mechanism.