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Bangladesh-Saudi Arabia relations

Barrister Harun ur Rashid Being a Muslim-majority state, Bangladesh attaches a special importance to its ties with Saudi Arabia, which is the birthplace of Islam. Both nations are members of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) and Saudi Arabia hosts a large proportion of the global Bangladeshi diaspora. Saudi Arabia’s stated policy is focused on […]

Art & Culture

Jibanananda’s birth anniv celebrated in Barishal

Cultural Correspondent Three-day Jibanananda Festival marking the 120th birth anniversary of poet Jibanananda Das concluded at Brojomohun College in Barishal city on Monday. Uttoron Sangskritik Sangathan, a Brojomohun College-based cultural-literary organisation, organised the festival. Principal of BM College professor Shafiqur Rahman Shikdar inaugurated the festival, which is featuring 30 stalls displaying books and traditional handicraft […]

Art & Culture

Baroque music enchants Ctg audience

Cultural Correspondent French music ensemble Son Ar Mein Consort and Chattogram-based Asian University for Women Choir entertained music lovers in Chattogram on Saturday at a programme held at the auditorium of Chittagong Club Limited. Alliance Francaise Chittagong organised the event in collaboration with Chittagong Club Limited. The programme was supported by Embassy of France and […]