Observance of National Library Day 2024 at Dhaka University

Md. Anwarul Islam

February 8, 2024

The Government of Bangladesh declared February 5th National Library Day in 2017, first observed in 2018. Since then, February 5th has been observed as National Library Day in Bangladesh with various programs, including rallies, seminars, symposiums, roundtable discussions, and other activities. The Department of Public Libraries (DPL), under the Ministry of Cultural Affairs, serves as the apex body for the national observance of this day.

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Dr. Md. Azizul Hakim Memorial Gold Medal launched at Dept. of ISLM, University of Dhaka

TLT, 22 August 2019

Another Gold Medal named “Dr Md. Azizul Hakim Memorial Gold Medal” has been established in the Department of Information Science and Library Management at the University of Dhaka. Ms Asuma Begum, wife of Late Dr Md. Azizul Hakim founded Dr Md. Azizul Hakim Memorial Gold Medal Trust Fund. On the occasion, a cheque handover ceremony was held on July 31, 2019, at 10:00 am at the Office of the Honorable Vice-Chancellor, University of Dhaka. A cheque worth BDT. 10 lac was handed over to Professor Dr Md. Kamal Uddin, Treasurer, the University of Dhaka with the presence of Honorable Vice-Chancellor, Professor Dr Md. Akhtaruzzaman. Professor Dr Abu Md. Delwar Hosain, Dean, Faculty of Arts, Md. Enamuzzaman, Registrar (Acting), Professor Dr Kazi Mostak Gausul Hoq, Chairman of the Department and family members of Dr Md. Azizul Hakim were present in the ceremony. Other faculty members of the Department were also present in the program.

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