A two-day long International Art Exhibition began Thursday at Zainul Gallery of the Faculty of Fine Arts of Dhaka University or Charukola.
Charukola and the Slade School of Fine Art of University College, London (UCL) jointly organised the exhibition in cooperation with the British Council, Dhaka.
Inaugurating the exhibition as the chief guest, Vice-Chancellor of DU Professor Dr. AAMS Arefin Siddique said Dhaka University and British Council have been working together for development of education and research on various subjects including Fine Art, Journalism, and English Learning and Teaching Methods in DU for a long time.
He thanked the British Council for providing an effective project titled “International Strategic Partnership in Research and Education (INSPIRE)” to DU.
He hoped that the bilateral relationship between DU and British Council, as well as Bangladesh and the UK, would be further strengthened in the days to come.
Dean of Charukola Prof.Nisar Hossain presided over the inaugural session, while Country Director of British Council Barbara Wickham and former Chairman of the UGC Dr. Nazrul Islam addressed the occasion as special guests.
Professor of DU Sculpture Department Lala Rukh Selim delivered the welcome address, and Director of the Slade School at UCL Dr. Susan Collins gave the vote of thanks.