PM unveils Spanish version of Sheikh Mujib's autobiography

United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Published: 12:36, Oct 11,2018

 
 

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday unveiled the Spanish version of the autobiography of the country’s founding president Sheikh Mujibur Rahman - 'The Unfinished Memoirs'.

She unveiled the cover of the book, published by Spanish Embassy in Dhaka, at a function at her official residence Ganabhaban.

Speaking on the occasion, the prime minister thanked the Spanish Embassy in Dhaka for publishing the book in Spanish language. She also thanked those who translated and edited the book.

The book was first published on June 18, 2012 in its original Bangla version ‘Oshomapto Atmojiboni’ as well as in English.

The book is now available in 10 languages, including Bangla, English, Hindi, Chinese, Japanese, French, Urdu, Arabic and Spanish ones.

Sheikh Mujib wrote the book while in prison from 1967-69. In his autobiography, Sheikh Mujib described the context of writing it.

He also narrated his life portraying ancestry, birth, childhood and social and political involvements in student life.

Spanish ambassador in Dhaka Alvaro de Salas Gimenez de Azcarate also spoke on the occasion.

Cultural affairs minister Asaduzzaman Noor, PM's international affairs adviser Rowher Rizvi and state minister for foreign affairs Shahriar Alam were present at the event conducted by principal secretary at the prime minister's office Md Nojibur Rahman.

 

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