Dhaka, Feb 12 (UNB)— The five-day screening of Iranian films and exhibition of photos in the city ended on Tuesday.
Iranian Cultural Centre, Dhaka and Bangladesh National Museum jointly organised the film screening at the main auditorium of the museum from Feb 8.
It was organised marking the 40th anniversary of the Islamic revolution (National Day).
Two films were screened at 11am and 3pm on the final day. Nine films were screened during the festival which drew big crowds of movie lovers.
The inaugural session was held at the main auditorium of the National Museum. Mohammad Reza Nafar, Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Bangladesh and Touqir Ahmed, eminent actor and film director, were present as special guests.
A discussion programme titled ‘40 years of Islamic Revolution in Iran Achievement and Potentials’ was held as part of the programme. State Minister for Health and Family Planning Md Murad Hasan was present as the chief guest.
Executive Director of Amadersomoy.com Rashidul Islam delivered the keynote speech.
Acting Cultural Counsellor of Iran Cultural Centre Dr Seyed Mahdi Hosseini delivered the welcome speech while Bangladesh National Museum Secretary Abdul Mazid presided over the session.