A daylong ‘Bird Fair’ will be held at Jahangirnagar University (JU) on Friday.
Prof Dr Md Kamrul Hasan of JU Zoology department, also the convener of the fair, on Thursday said like every year, the fair is going to be held for the 20th time on the premises of Zahir Raihan Auditorium on the campus to create awareness among people about preserving birds.
The fair will be jointly organised by Zoology department of JU, Wildlife Rescue Centre, Bangladesh Bird Club, Arannayk Foundation, Prokriti O Jibon Foundation, Chhanel 24, IUCN and the Forest Department.
JU Vice-chancellor Prof Farzana Islam is expected to inaugurate the fair at 9:30am.
The daylong fair will include inter-university bird identification competition, photography exhibition on birds, painting competition for children, bird watching through telescope, stall decoration competition (photographs of birds and display of newspapers), quiz competition and awards ceremony.