A two month long exhibition on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has been inaugurated at Cosmos Centre at Dhaka on Saturday.
The exhibition titled "Sheikh Hasina: On the Right Side of History" was inaugurated by British High Commissioner to Bangladesh Robert Chatterton Dickson and Turkish Ambassador Mustafa Osman Turan.
The exhibition is an outcome of a previously held art camp where 21 artists participated portraying PM's life and achievements.
Speaking on the occasion, the British High Commissioner said, "Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is a remarkable leader and the exhibition shows her incredible range of emotions and determination captured in an array of artworks."
Ambassador Mustafa Turan said, "Seeing all these paintings, I'm very impressed. I've not met her yet. I'm sure when I'll meet her in person, I'll appreciate this initiative," said the ambassador, thanking the Cosmos Foundation for bringing them together to celebrate life and achievements of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.
Gallery Cosmos joined hands with the Cosmos Atelier '71 by for hosting an art camp supported by the Cosmos Foundation as a part of the year-long programme to celebrate the birth centenary of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman
Deputy Managing Director of Cosmos Group Masud Jamil Khan said, "Each of the artwork here is unique. He also said that art may not be essential to day-to-day survival but it would be essential in the long run to the survival of society and culture."
The participating artists at the exhibit include Alakesh Ghosh, Ahmed Shamshuddoha, Sheikh Afzal, Nasir Ali Mamun, Bishwajit Goswami, Ratneshwar Shutradhar, Rasel Kanti, Monjur Rashid, Sourav Chowdhury, Maneek Bonik, Jayanta Sarkar, Azmol Hossain, Fida Hossain and Amit Nandi.
The exhibition will remain open till February 12, 2021 and 20 visitors are allowed at one time. Visitors are strictly advised to wear masks while visiting the exhibition and maintain other health etiquettes.