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DU seeks WB support to modernize Meteorology Dept

DHAKA, May 22, 2017 (BSS) - Dhaka University (DU) Vice-Chancellor (VC)

Professor Dr. AAMS Arefin Siddique today sought World Bank's (WB) cooperation to modernize its newly launched Meteorology Department.

The VC sought the support when World Bank Senior Environment Specialist Poonam Pillai paid a courtesy call on him at his office on the campus, said a DU press release here.

Poonam Pillai expressed her willingness to provide support and cooperation in this regard.

DU Meteorology Department Chairman Prof. Dr. Towhida Rashid was present at the meeting.

During the meeting, they discussed matters of mutual interest specially,climate change and disaster management issues in Bangladesh.

Professor Arefin Siddique thanked the World Bank representative for her visit to Dhaka University.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)