Karsten Bechtel, a Bio-energy expert of Germany, a call on Dhaka University (DU) Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr. Md. Akhtaruzzaman at the latter's office on the campus on 11 September 2017.
Director of the Institute of Energy of DU Prof Dr Saiful Huque and Assistant Prof Dr SM Nasif Shams were present at the function, according to a press release.
During the meeting, they stressed the need for development of renewable energy sector in Bangladesh.
They also discussed the possibilities of setting up bio-energy testing lab at the Institute of Energy of DU with the financial assistance and technological support from Germany, the press statement added.