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15th All Asian Inter-Varsity Debate Tournament
The tournament was officially inaugurated by Dr. Fakhruddin Ahmed, honourable Chief Adviser, Government of the Peoples' Republic of Bangladesh, on May 8, 2008 at the Grand Ballroom of the Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel. Dr. Fakhruddin Ahmed, in his speech, welcomed the foreign delegates to the beautiful Bangladesh.
Aktel Debate Championship '08
North South University and Cider International School clinched the championship titles at the school and university level contests at the final round of the debate competition titled “Aktel Debate Championship-2008” held in Chittagong on 17 May, Saturday.
Winning the Water problem by a Bangladeshi scientist
Dr. Hussam's interest in finding a solution to arsenic poisoning in fact began long before the competition was announced.
As a child he grew up in rural Bangladesh, drinking from one of the government's tube wells that he later suspected, after the first reports of contamination aired, might be contaminated.
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