Day-long symposium on earthquake held at DU

A day-long symposium on ‘Earthquake Prediction, Preparedness and Response’ organized by the Department of Disaster Science and Management of Dhaka University (DU) was held today November 18, 2018 at Nabab Nawab Ali Chowdhury Senate Bhaban of the university. Vice-Chancellor of DU Prof. Dr. Md. Akhtaruzzaman inaugurated the symposium as the chief guest.

Dean of the Faculty of Earth and Environmental Sciences of DU Prof. Dr. ASM Maksud Kamal presided over the inaugural function while Pro-Vice Chancellor (Academic) Prof. Dr. Nasreen Ahmad addressed it as special guest. Director of Earthquake Monitoring and Prediction Technology Research Center of Peking University Shenzhen Graduate School of China Prof. Wang Xinan also addressed it.

 DU Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Md. Akhtaruzzaman stressed the need for creating awareness among the people regarding earthquake to reduce the losses of life and property. He also urged the people to follow the building code while making buildings.  

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Department of Disaster Science and Management of Dhaka University and the Earthquake Monitoring and Prediction Technology Research Center of Peking University Shenzhen Graduate School, China was signed today November 18, 2018 at the inaugural session of the symposium. According to the MoU, the two universities will exchange teachers and students as well as conduct joint research activities. Besides, Peking University Shenzhen Graduate School authorities will provide support and cooperation for establishment of Earthquake Monitoring and Prediction Technology Research Center at DU.

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(Md. Rafiqul Islam)

Deputy Director

Public Relations Office

University of Dhaka

A day-long symposium on Earthquake Prediction, Preparedness and Response organized by the Department of Disaster Science and Management of Dhaka University (DU) was held today November 18, 2018 at Nabab Nawab Ali Chowdhury Senate Bhaban of the university. Vice-Chancellor of DU Prof. Dr. Md. Akhtaruzzaman inaugurated the symposium as the chief guest.

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Department of Disaster Science and Management of Dhaka University and the Earthquake Monitoring and Prediction Technology Research Center of Peking University Shenzhen Graduate School, China was signed today November 18, 2018.  Vice-Chancellor of DU Prof. Dr. Md. Akhtaruzzaman was present on this occasion as the chief guest.

 

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