IUB, the Gold Sponsor of Dhaka Lit Fest 2019
Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) participated in the ninth edition of the Dhaka Lit Fest (DLF), the sole international literacy festival of the country as the Gold Sponsor that took place from November 7-9, 2019 at Bangla Academy. State Minister for Cultural Affairs KM Khalid inaugurated the 3-day event. The Director General of Bangla Academy, Mr. Habibullah Sirajee, organizers and eminent authors from home and abroad talked during the inaugural ceremony.
In the afternoon of November 7, 2019, the Gold Sponsor IUB exclusively presented ‘‘Babu Bangladesh’’, a literary masterpiece written by late IUB faculty, Dr. Numair Atif Choudhury. The session took place at the Abdul Karim Shahitya Bisharad Auditorium of Bangla Academy. This masterpiece was extensively reviewed by Nadeem Zaman, Saad Z Hossain, Rahul Soni, Kanishka Gupta and Andaleeb Navin Choudhury.
Mr. Rashed Ahmed Chowdhury, Former Chairman, Board of Trustees, IUB; Mr. Towhid Samad, Chairman, Board of Trustees, Chittagong Independent University; Mr. K Z Mahmud, Vice Chairman, ESTCDT; Mr. Md. Tanveer Madar, Member, ESDCTD; Mr. Javed Hosein, Chairman, Finance Committee, IUB; and Prof. Milan Pagon, Vice Chancellor (Acting), IUB were also present on the occasion and later, visited IUB Stall at Bangla Academy premises.
On the second day of the Festival, honorable Education Minister, Dr. Dipu Moni, MP visited IUB Stall. Mr. Javed Hosein, Chairman, Finance Committee, IUB was present during her visit.
During three days of Dhaka Lit Fest, IUB Stall was visited by huge number of authors, literacy-lovers, critiques and people from other walks of life while the Stall displayed IUB publications along with the books written by IUB faculty members.
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