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Photo exhibition on life, legacy of Bangabandhu held in Seoul

  • Diplomatic Correspondent
  • 4 August, 2021 12:00 AM
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Photo exhibition on life, legacy of Bangabandhu held in Seoul
Bangladesh Ambassador to South Korea Abida Islam and Chairman of Youngone Corporation Sung Ki-hak along with others pose for a photo at a photo exhibition on Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in Seoul on Tuesday marking the celebration of ‘Mujib Year’. —SUN PHOTO

As part of its ongoing celebration of ‘Mujib Year’, a second photo exhibition on the life and legacy of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman began on Tuesday in Seoul of South Korea.

The Bangladesh Embassy in Seoul organised this four-day event till August 6 in partnership with the Youngone Corporation at the cultural space of the Youngone Corporation in Seoul.

Bangladesh Ambassador Abida Islam and Chairman of the Youngone Corporation Sung Ki-hak jointly inaugurated the exhibition by cutting a ribbon in presence of officials of the Bangladesh Embassy and Youngone Corporation as well as members of the Bangladesh community in South Korea.

Earlier, the Bangladesh Embassy organised the 1st photo exhibition on the life and legacy of Bangabandhu at the heart of Seoul in partnership with the Korean Culture Association on July 9-13 at the THEO Gallery, Gangnam.

In her welcome remarks, Ambassador Abida Islam paid profound tribute to the memory of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

Highlighting the different aspects of Bangabandhu’s political activities and contributions, she said that Bangabandhu’s enormous activities have been well reflected in the photographs displayed at the exhibition.

Abida expressed hope that this photo exhibition, organised in the area close to the Medical College of Seoul National University, Sungkyunkwan University, Hansung University, Korea National University of Arts, and Seoul Women University in Seoul will generate interest among the friendly people of Korea especially the young generation to learn more about Bangabandhu and his vision, ideology and legacy.

In his speech, Chairman of Youngone Sung Ki-hak expressed his delight for the opportunity to become a partner with the Embassy of Bangladesh in organising the photo exhibition on life and legacy of Bangabandhu. He also highlighted the impressive socio-economic developments of Bangladesh in recent years.

Ambassador Abida Islam presented a copy of the Korean version of Bangabandhu’s ‘Unfinished Memoirs’ to the Youngone Chairman which was unveiled by the embassy at an event in a local hotel organised on July 1.