Bangladesh

‘Bangabandhu Corner’ established in South Korea’s Yonsei University library

Bangladesh Embassy in South Korea has established a Bangabandhu Corner in the library of Yonsei University in Seoul as part of the birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

Ambassador Abida Islam and Yonsei University Library President Seoung Hwan Suh jointly inaugurated the Bangabandhu corner in presence of the embassy's library officials on Monday, according to a foreign ministry statement.

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Yonsei University is one of the top private universities in the Republic of Korea and it is currently ranked as the 79th in the QS Global World Rankings 2022 among the universities of the world.

Yonsei Library contains more than 3 million books, journals, and magazines and over 30,000 students are pursuing higher studies in this university.

Apart from Korean versions of "Historic 7th March Speech", "Bangabandhu: The People's Hero", and "The Unfinished Memoirs", the corner contains a number of publications in English on Bangabandhu, his life and works, history of Bangladesh's War of Liberation including a few on the rich cultural heritage and tradition of Bangladesh.

From all these books of "Bangabandhu Corner", the young generation of other countries including from South Korea will be able to enrich their knowledge about the history, heritage, and culture of Bangladesh including Bangabandhu's life, his struggles and sacrifices, his contributions in founding an independent Bangladesh, Ambassador Abida Islam said.

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