20 young painters awarded
Twenty Bangladeshi young painters received awards at the award giving ceremony on Friday for the "World Children's Art Exhibition in Kanagawa, Japan".
Japanese Embassy in Bangladesh and Japan International Cooperation Agency (Jica) jointly organised the ceremony at the residence of the Ambassador of Japan, says a press release.
Tamotsu Shinotsuka, ambassador of Japan to Bangladesh, and Dr Takao Toda, chief representative of Jica, congratulated the young painters on the occasion.
Information Minister Abul Kalam Azad attended the ceremony as the chief guest while Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy Director General Liaquat Ali Lucky as special guest.