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Workshop on nat’l policy for public libraries held

Staff Reporter, Dhaka

The British Council’s Libraries Unlimited Programme and the Department of Public Libraries have organised a workshop titled ‘Policy Workshop on the Formulation of a National Policy for Public Libraries’ in the capital recently, says a press release.

The objective  of this day-long workshop was to review the draft policy for public libraries and collect recommendations from the stakeholders. Dr Roknuzzaman, Professor, department of Information Science and Library Management, University of Dhaka, presented the draft policy during the event.

Dr Md Abu Hena Mostafa Kamal, secretary, Ministry of Cultural Affairs, attended as the chief guest in the workshop while Tom Miscioscia, country director, British Council, Bangladesh, AJM Abdullahel Baki, director department of Public Libraries and Joint Secretary, Ministry of Cultural Affairs, attended as special guests, among others.

During his keynote speech the chief guest, Dr Md Abu Hena Mostafa Kamal said, “We need to regenerate the reading habit among the new generation and create the bridge between libraries and readers of this generation.

A robust policy framework and a comprehensive national policy is required for the development of public libraries and make the services to be effective and updated  for upcoming days.

 

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