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Thu, Jan 16, 2020 3:03

UNESCO to join Mujib Barsho celebration

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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, also Leader of the House said, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) will celebrate the "Mujib Barsho" (Mujib Year) jointly with Bangladesh.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, also Leader of the House said, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) will celebrate the "Mujib Barsho" (Mujib Year) jointly with Bangladesh.

The premier made the assetion while replying to a query of Awami League MP AKM Rahmatullah at the national parliament on Wednesday.

She said, “Mujib Barsho has been announced from March 17, 2020 to March 26, 2021 on the occasion of birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. Huge number of programme have been declared locally and internationally to celebrate the birth centenary. As part of the programmes, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization will also celebrate it jointly with Bangladesh. It’s a great news for us as a nation.”

Meanwhile, the Prime Minister mentioned various steps centering the birth centenary of Father of the Nation.