Prof. Dr. Md. Shariful Islam attended in International Conference in India as valedictory speaker

TLT, 22 August 2019

Prof. Dr Md. Shariful Islam, Department of Information Science and Library Management, University of Rajshahi, attended  International conference on reshaping librarianship: Innovations and Transformation organised by Arignar Anna Central Library, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India on 16-17 August 2019 as a valedictory speaker.

Conference webpage: http://www.icrlit2019.com/

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International Museum Day observed across the Country

Rajesh, Noakhali, 26 May 2019 

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Every year on 18 May, since 1977 International Council of Museums (ICOM) coordinates the celebration of International Museum Day (IMD). This year more than 37,000 museums across 158 countries observe this day with the theme of: ‘Museums as Cultural Hubs: The Future of Tradition’ with great enthusiasm.

On this occasion, Bangladesh National Museum, Bangladesh Liberation War Museum, Asiatic society Bangladesh and many others mark this day with different programs like rally, procession, competition, meeting, discussion etc.

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School Library Association, Satkania Organized Discussion and Iftar Mahfil

Ahasan, Dhaka, 26 May 2019

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Bangladesh School Library Association, Satkania Upazila, Chattagram organized a discussion session and Iftar Mahfil on 20 May 2019 at Satkania Ideal High School.

Mr Mohammad Zubair, Mayor, Satkania Pourosova was the Chief Guest while Mr Mohammad Anwar Hussain, Divisional councillor, Library Association of Bangladesh, Chattagram was the main speaker. A good number of local dignitaries, political leaders attended the event. Mr Mohammad Iqbalur Rahman conducted the session.

Library Committee of 11th Parliament Recommended Improving Parliament Library

Rajesh, Noakhali, 26 May 2019

The Library Committee of 11th Parliament came up with the recommendation for the advancement of the library of Bangladesh National Parliament after a meeting chaired by Deputy Speaker Md Fazle Rabbi Miah as chair of the committee with the presence of committee members Abdul Mannan, Warset Hussain Belal, Md. Sanowar Hossain, Tanveer Imam and Shafiqur Rahman.

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Farewell program of DG, Department of Public Libraries held

Ahasan, Dhaka, 26 May 2019

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A farewell program of Mr Ashish Kumar Sarkar, Director General (Additional Secretary), Department of Public Libraries, Ministry of Cultural Affairs, was held on 9 May 2019 at the conference room, department of public libraries, Shahbag, Dhaka.

Mr Ashish had a good contribution to the development of public libraries and the implementation of several projects including the creation of the new position and human resource development. He served around four years in the department of public libraries. Employees of the public libraries were present in the farewell program.

41st founding anniversary of Bangladesh Film Archive celebrated

Ahasan, Dhaka, 26 May 2019

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“The country’s film industry had a golden period in the past. The incumbent government is working to improve the film industry as there is no alternative to that,” Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud said while inaugurating the program marking the 41st founding anniversary of Bangladesh Film Archive at its projection hall at Agargaon in the capital. He also added that the government is working relentlessly to get back the golden era of the Bangla cinema through modernization of the film industry.

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Seminar on ‘Museum as Cultural Hubs: The Future of Tradition’ Held at Asiatic Society Bangladesh

Rajesh, Noakhali, 26 May 2019

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A seminar titled ‘Museum as Cultural Hubs: The Future of Tradition’ has been held at Asiatic Society Bangladesh Auditorium by International Council of Museum (ICOM) on the occassion of International Museum Day 2019 on May 19, Sunday. The seminar was presided by Professor Mahfuza Khanam, President, Asiatic Society of Bangladesh with the chair of Professor Sharif Uddin Ahmed, Department of History and Philosophy, North South University Bangladesh.

During the seminar, Prof. Khanam said, “If we look at the richest and most civilised countries, we can see how they nourish their art and culture through museums.” Museums is a must for protecting history and the advancement of a civilised nation, she added. Professor Dr. Sabbir Ahmed, general secretary, Asiatic Society of Bangladesh, Muhammad Manirul Hoque, Deputy Keeper of Bangladesh National Museum, Sangita Lahiri, intern, Ramkrishna Mission Institute of Culture Kolkata, also spoke on the event.

158th Birth Anniversary of ‘Bishwo Kobi’ celebrated across the country

Rajesh, Noakhali, 19 May 2019

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Polymath, poet, author, painter, Musician Rabindranath’s 158th birth anniversary celebrated in Bangladesh. Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy inaugurated the nationwide celebration of the 158th birth anniversary of the world-renowned poet. Education Minister Dipu Moni inaugurated the event, while Cultural Affairs Minister KM Khalid chaired the programme. President of Bangla academy Dr Anisuzzaman, literary researcher Dr Sanjida Khatun, acting Secretary of cultural ministry Dr Md Abu Hena Mostafa Kamal and Liberation War Museum Trustee Mofidul Haque were present on that occasion.

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A presentation on “The Unfinished Memoirs” has made at the Thessaloniki International Book Fair

Rajesh, Noakhali,  May 19, 2019

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Bangladesh Embassy, Athens has delivered a presentation on “The Unfinished Memoirs”, written by Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, at the Thessaloniki Book Fair. Thessaloniki International Book Fair, the largest book fair in Greece has been started on from May 9, till 12 at HELEXPO, Greece aiming at encouraging reading with a focus on contemporary socio-political issues for dialogues and discussions. This is the 16th edition of the book fair for this year is happening with great enthusiasm.

Certificate Award Ceremony of a ten day long Advanced Archival Records and Digital Library Management Course held

Ahasan, Dhaka, 12 May 2019

Archival Management plays an important role in protecting the existence of the state’-State Ministry of Cultural Affairs Mr KM Khalid, MP said as a Chief Guest on 05 May 2019 at National Library Auditorium, Agargoan, Dhaka. He said, the Department of Archives and Library, maintaining the responsibility of preserving government gazettes, recruitment, policies, agreements, protocols, valuable records, documents, state and public information through archival management.

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