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Vol. 5 Num 418 Sat. July 30, 2005  
   
Metropolitan


Ten women scientists awarded


Ten women scientists have been awarded the 'Fame of the Hall' for their contribution to science education.

Bangladesh Women Scientists' Association (BWSA) honoured them at its annual conference and general meeting in the city on Thursday.

The awardees are Prof Dr Anwara Begum, Dr Gulroo Begum Sufi, Dr Ayesha A Mumin, Dr Ayesha Khatun, Prof Shahida Khanam, Dr S Nurun Nabi, Dr FS Majid, Hosne Ara Mukbul-e-Khoda, Dr Rowshana Ara Samad and Lutfun Nahar Rashid.

Prof Dr Afrozi Younus of Jahangirnagar University attended the conference as the chief guest while Association President Dr Gulroo Begum presided.

About 200 women scientists from different government and non-government organisations, colleges and universities took part in the conference held at the IST Auditorium at Dhanmondi.