The prize distribution ceremony of the 11th National Science Olympiad was held on Friday at Curzon Hall auditorium of Dhaka University (DU).
DU Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr Md Akhtaruzzaman distributed prizes among the winners of the Olympiad as chief guest. Bangladesh Academy of Sciences and First Security Islami Bank Ltd jointly organized this Olympiad marking the birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
Presided over by President of the Bangladesh Academy of Sciences Emeritus Professor Dr A K Azad Chowdhury the function was addressed, among others, by Secretary of the Academy Professor Dr Haseena Khan and Managing Director of First Security Islami Bank Ltd Syed Wasek Md Ali.
DU VC said, students are being inspired to pursue science education through holding such type of Science Olympiad. He congratulated both the winners and participants of the Olympiad and urged the students to actively participate at all sorts of programmes to be chalked out in observance of the ‘Mujib Borsha’ across the country.
It may be mentioned that over 600 students from different parts of the country participated at this Olympiad.