Cultural Affairs Minister Asaduzzaman Noor unveils two books at Bangladesh Asiatic Society

Mukta, December 15, 2018

“Our Honorable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is highly sincere for funding research development in Bangladesh. She already instructed the ministries for developing research in the different areas of the Art, Literature, History and Cultures’’- Cultural Affairs Minister Asaduzzaman Noor said while unveiling two book titled “HISTORY OF BANGLADESH, Early Bengal in Regional Perspectives” and “National Atlas of Bangladesh” in the Bangladesh Asiatic Society Auditorium at December 9, 2018. The minister also shared that this current Government is highly emphasizing in the research sector and give the highest allotment offer to develop in the research sector in Bangladesh.

As the chief guest, the minister also shared that in the ministry there is a regular fund for the research area development. He expressed that unfortunately there is no enough research proposal for funding. He also said that ‘’if there is more and more research proposal they can pressurize the Economic Ministry to increase their allotment for the research development’’.

The minister also shared that for the elegant maintenance and re-management of museums for the designation of Director General would be changed and again Curator designation will be open for creating more opportunities for the experts’ people. He also expressed that he was very glad and proud for joining Asiatic Societies work and their valuable publication and he wanted to continue this relationship in near future.

There was a discussion session of these two books titles, where the President of Bangladesh Asiatic Society Professor Mahfuja Khanom chaired the session between the editor of the book title ‘National Atlas of Bangladesh’ Professor Nazrul Islam, the editor of the title ‘HISTORY OF BANGLADESH’, Professor Abdul Momen Chowdhury, Vice Cancellers of National University Professor Dr. Harun-Ur-Rashid and Professor of the History Department in the Jahangirnagar University Nurul Islam Monju  and others participated.