Dhaka, Nov 07 (BAN/ AD): On Thursday Dhaka Literary Festival 2019 was inaugurated by Cultural state minister KM Khalid. DLF 2019 is dedicated to the 100th birth anniversary of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. Inauguration ceremony took place at 11.30 am.
KM Khalid said: "I thank Dhaka Lit Fest for spreading Bangladesh's literature in the global arena." He also added "Next time the event will be organized at a larger-scale, with newer collaborations."
"This year's Dhaka Literary Festival is dedicated to the 100th birth anniversary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman." Said Dhaka Lit Fest Director Sadaf Saaz.
At the innaugration ceremony other dignataries present were Bangla Academy Director General Habibullah Sirajee, DLF Co-director Ahsan Akbar, Bangladesh-born British author and Man Booker nominee Monica Ali.