Bangladesh National Museum, Dhaka

The USI-CAFHR assisted the Bangladesh National Museum (BNM) to reorganize and renovate its permanent exhibition galleries (four in numbers) relating to the War of Liberation of 1971 and the Museum of Independence it operates. In this regard Mr. Faizul Latif Chowdhury, Director General, BNM invited Secy CAFHR and Mr AR Ramanathan, Architect, M/s TEAM and Expert on Design of Museums & Exhibitions to participate as trainers in a three-day training workshop for Curatorial Staff of BNM and other museums. The visit of the two experts was facilitated by the High Commission of India at Dhaka, Bangladesh. After the visit a proposal was submitted to the Govt of India, Ministry of External Affairs to examine the possibility of assisting the Govt of Bangladesh to develop a proposed National Monument Complex at the Suhrawardy Udyan in Dhaka.