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‘Tombs: Tea-Planters Cemeteries in Sylhet’ premiered

‘Tombs: Tea-Planters Cemeteries in Sylhet’ premiered

Unfolding the stories behind the cemeteries of tea planters in Bangladesh, a travel documentary titled ‘Tombs: Tea-Planters Cemeteries in Sylhet’ was premiered on Monday at Bangladesh Tourism Board Conference Hall, Agargaon in the capital, reports UNB.

Conceptualised and produced by heritage traveller Eliza Binte Elahi and directed by ARM Nasir, the 30-minute documentary premiere, hosted by the Bangladesh Bureau Chief of the Associated Press and United News of Bangladesh-UNB’s Chief of Correspondents Julhas Alam, was joined by Rahnuma Salam Khan, Deputy Director of Bangladesh Tourism Corporation as the chief guest.

The premiere was also joined by several other prominent personalities, including former additional secretary and Bangladesh Birds Club President Jalal Ahmed, Joint Secretary at Ministry of Finance Sheikh Momena Moni, Bangladesh Police DIG Ruhul Amin, Deepto TV CEO Fuad Chowdhury, botanist and tea planter Ashraf Ahmed, former additional secretary Akhtaruzzaman Khan Kabir, and travel magazine Bhromongoddya editor Mahmud Hafiz, among others.