The “Bangabandhu Corner” installed at the National Library of the University of Seoul


As part of the celebration of the centenary of the birth of the father of the nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the Bangladeshi Embassy in Seoul has established a “Bangabandhu Corner” in the library at the main campus of Seoul National University (SNU ).

The event was attended by Ambassador Abida Islam, Seoul University National Library Director General Kim Myung Hwan, and Embassy and University officials.

Thanking the Ambassador, Director General Kim Myung Hwan delivered a letter of appreciation to Ambassador Abida Islam.

SNU is one of the top ranked public universities in Korea and is currently ranked 36th in the 2022 QS Global World Rankings.

The SNU library contains over 5 million books, 2.5 million academic and electronic journals, and over 35,000 students pursue graduate studies at this university.

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The “Bangabandhu Corner” contains Korean versions of “Historical March 7 Speech”, “Bangabandhu: The People’s Hero” and “The Unfinished Memories”. In addition, the Corner includes a number of publications in English on Bangabandhu, his life and political philosophy, the history of the Bangladesh Liberation War, including a few on the rich cultural heritage and tradition of Bangladesh.

All of these “Bangabandhu Corner” publications will inspire students to enrich their knowledge about Bangabandhu, including his life, political philosophy and contributions to founding an independent Bangladesh.

Read: Creation of the “Bangabandhu Corner” at Yonsei University

The Embassy opened another Bangabandhu Corner in the main campus library of Yonsei University in Seoul on July 26, 2021, and donated Bangabandhu publications to the Korea Library Advanced Institute of Science and Technology. (KAIST).


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