Bangladesh PM opens IPU 130th anniversary exhibition

Bangladesh PM opens IPU 130th anniversary exhibition
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IPU Honorary President Saber H. Chowdhury, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Speaker of Parliament Shirin Chaudhury at the opening of the exhibition. © Parliament of Bangladesh

The Parliament of Bangladesh is currently displaying the IPU’s 130th anniversary exhibition. The exhibition was opened by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. Speaker of Parliament Shirin Chaudhury and IPU Honorary President Saber H. Chowdhury were present at the opening, as were whips and other members of parliament.

The Bangladeshi Parliament has a new cohort of MPs following the last election, and the exhibition has generated a great deal of interest among them.

The exhibition, which is in English and Bangla, will run until 3 July. After that it will travel to various educational institutions in Mr. Chowdhury’s constituency.

Watch the video of the opening.

The IPU’s 130th anniversary took place on 30 June 2019, on the International Day of Parliamentarism. More information about the activities here

See how other parliaments are celebrating the 130th anniversary.

Visit our online exhibition and watch the 130-second video.

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IPU Honorary President Saber H. Chowdhury, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Speaker of Parliament Shirin Chaudhury at the opening of the exhibition. © Parliament of Bangladesh