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President to open Nazrul's birth anniversary programme Friday

DHAKA, May 23, 2018 (BSS) - President M Abdul Hamid will inaugurate a three-day national level programme at Trishal in Mymensingh on Friday marking the 119th birth anniversary of National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam.

"The President will also address a function in Trishal at 3 pm on Friday," President's Press Secretary Mohammad Joynal Abedin told BSS.

Beginning at Darirampur Nazrul Mancha on May 25, the programme jointly arranged by the Ministry of Cultural Affairs and Mymensingh District administration will end on May 27.

Religious Affairs Minister Principal Motiur Rahman and Information Minister Hasanul Haque Inu will be present at the inaugural function as the special guests with chairman of the parliamentary standing committee on the Cultural Affairs Ministry Begum Simin Hossain Rimi in the chair.

A series of programmes, including colourful rally, discussion and cultural function, has already been taken marking the birth anniversary of the national poet.