A specialised ship named 'Gobeshona Tori' has been inaugurated to conduct research on Life and biodiversity of Kaptai Lake in Rangamati.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated it through a video conference from her official residence Ganabhaban today.
The research ship is built by Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University.
The floating research centre started with the aim of making the lake a fish sanctuary as 62,000 species have been extinct till now from the lake.
The premier also inaugurated three other projects including electric power transmission through solar panel in remote hill areas.