Courtesy meeting between Ambassador of France in Dhaka and State Minister of Cultural Affairs
Ahasan, Dhaka, 23 February 2019.
E. Mrs Marie Annick Bourdin, Ambassador of France in Dhaka met with the H. E. K M Khalid MP, State Minister of Cultural Affairs, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh at his office, Dhaka on 3 February 2019. Secretary (in Charge) of Ministry of Cultural Affairs Dr Abu Hena Mostafa Kamal, NDC was also present during the meeting.
We believe that their fruitful meeting will strengthen our library sector in the near future. It is also mentioned that under Ministry of Cultural Affairs, there are several directorates/offices such as
- Directorate of Archives and Libraries
- Department of Public Libraries
- Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy
- Bangladesh National Museum
- Bangla Academy
- Department of Archaeology (Bangladesh)
- Nazrul Institute
- National Book Centre
- Bangladesh Copyright Office
- Bangladesh Folk Arts and Crafts Foundation
This ministry has taken several initiatives for library development work especially in public libraries. Mutual collaboration, projects like Libraries Unlimited etc prolific public oriented edge, all are getting benefit.