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City Bank to provide financial supports for publishing Mujibpedia


Published : 24 Oct 2021 10:11 PM | Updated : 27 Oct 2021 08:32 AM

City Bank has recently signed a letter of intent with the History and Culture Circle Bangladesh (HCCBL) to provide financial supports for publishing an encyclopedia on Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

Title ‘Mujibpedia’, the encyclopedia of 1000 pages in 1/8 demy size with about 700 entries will be published in December. Mashrur Arefin, managing director and CEO of City Bank, and Farid Kabir, managing director of HCCBL and Editor of Mujibpedia, inked the agreement at the City Bank Center in the capital, said a press release.

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Dhaka University History Department Professor Dr Abu Mohammad Delwar Hossain is the executive editor of Mujibpedia, Poet and researcher Kamal Chowdhury is the chief editor and Journalist Farid Kabir is the editor. HCCBL will publish this encyclopedia in different versions and formats.

Besides, City Bank will provide the financing for the publication of this book, the release added.

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