আপডেট: ফেব্রুয়ারি ২৫, ২০২০
The National Library Day will be observed today through various programs across the country. The Ministry of Cultural Affairs has chalked out elaborate programs across the country to observe the day aiming at building an educated and enlightened nation and making the people more library-oriented.
On this occasion, President M Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina issued separate messages greeting all concerned and wishing success of the day’s programs.
In his message, President Abdul Hamid said, “Books play a vital role in building a civilized society. A library contains the chronological changes of a country and nation’s education, taste and culture through books or other documentaries.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said Awami League (AL) government has taken massive development programs in the country’s library sector aiming at enlightening and enriching the people through gathering knowledge, conducting researches and practicing culture.
Besides, a discussion along with a cultural program will be held at 10:00 am at Shawkat Osman Auditorium in the city, considering the importance of the day.
Agriculture Minister Dr. Abdur Razzaque will inaugurate the event.
Additional Secretary of Ministry of Cultural Affairs Md. Abdul Mannan Ilias will preside over the program while eminent writer Prof Dr. Muhammad Zafar Iqbal will attend it as a key discussant.