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Bangladesh War: UN hosts first exhibition on 1971 genocide Bangladesh War
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Bangladesh War: UN hosts first exhibition on 1971 genocide

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 31 Mar 2023, 05:33 pm

A photo exhibition was held recently at the United Nations Headquarters in New York for the first time under the joint auspices of the Permanent Mission of Bangladesh to the UN and Bangladesh Liberation War Museum, media reports said on Friday.

The exhibition was formally inaugurated by Foreign Secretary Ambassador Masud Bin Momen yesterday, according to a release issued, reports BSS.

"It will play a crucial role to the continuous efforts of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, in achieving international recognition to the liberation war genocide. It is a historical step taken in remembrance of the martyred souls," Momen said in his inaugural speech.

He also thanked those concerned to the exhibition, specially the Bangladesh Liberation War Museum for arranging such a significant event, the release as quoted by BSS.

Ambassadors, UN and Bangladesh Mission officials, eminent persons from the Bangladesh community including family members of the freedom fighters and martyrs attended the event.