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US envoy visits book fair; spends times with children
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Dhaka, Feb. 8 -- US Ambassador to Bangladesh Earl R Miller along with his wife on Friday visited Amar Ekushey Grantha Mela and spent time with children at the children's corner of the fair.
Talking to reporters, Ambassador Miller said the month-long book fair of the country comes with a message of language movement to the young folks and it's an opportunity for the youths to know the nation's rich history.
Terming Bangladesh's largest book fair as very exciting, powerful and magical event for the youths, the Ambassador said, "The timing is wonderful. It's the month of language and International Mother Language Day."
Announced by UNESCO in 1999, International Mother Language Day celebrates cultural diversity and commemorates the "langua...
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