The United Nations Educational, Scientific
and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) will jointly celebrate “Mujib Barsho” with
Bangladesh next year, marking the birth centenary of Father of the Nation
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina announced this while chairing a preparatory
meeting on celebration of the birth centenary of the Father of the Nation
held at Ganabhaban here this evening.
Speaking at the meeting, Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni said the UNESCO
took the decision unanimously to celebrate “Mujib Barsho” jointly with
Bangladesh at the plenary session of its 40th General Assembly held in the
UNESCO Headquarters, Paris on November 25.