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Prof. Sharif uddin Ahmed, president of BARMS, on the present and future of local archives, 29 November 2015.
December 2, 2015, 9:23 pm
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We had a  very successful seminar on Archives of Bangladesh Present and Future With Special reference to Local Archives Sunday 29 November 2015 at the Begum Sufia Kamal Auditorium, Bangladesh National Museum, Shahbagh 2.30 PM – 5.00 PM.

Cultural Secretary Ms Begum Akhtari Momtaz (chief guest), Director of National Archives, Director General of National Museum, Former Secretary Suhel Chowdhury, Professor Abdul Momin Chowdhury, World Bank Expert Dr. Kelvin Smith, Dr Ayesha Mukherjee from England and many distinguished academics, students and officials of Archives and Museums were present at the seminar.

Cultural secretary assured all assistance and co-operation for the archival development in the country. The ministry has plans to organize special training for archivists in the country. It was very much appreciated by all participants that Provincial record rooms were given financial assistance for their development.

BARMS Website was launched (see link on the left) and two papers were presented by myself and professor Mahabub of Rajshahi University.

Participation in the seminar helped to strengthen the movement for having an effective archival development in the country and ensure opportunities of research.

Dr. Sharif uddin Ahmed, President of BARMS

 

 

 

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