Country’s first government approved Digital Library ‘elibrary.com.bd’, enriched with above hundred thousands of books, has been inaugurated in a knowledge sharing discussion with journalists, writers and readers organized by Dhaka University Alumni News. The program got held at National Press Club on August 19, 2017 and PEEN International, Bangladesh Center was in supporting with Dhaka University Alumni News to organize the session.
Comptroller and Auditor General of Bangladesh & Dhaka University Alumni News awarded writer Mr. Masud Ahmed was present in the program as chief guest, whereas ICT Secretary and Poet Shyam Sundar Sikder attended the program as special guest and Director of elibrary.com.bd & founder editor of Dhaka University Alumni News Mr. Ali Neyamat chaired the session. Besides, around 200 distinguished guests also attended the program.
In the program, the digital version of the incomplete autobiography of Bangabandhu, souvenir to the scientist Dr. M A Wazed Mia, Chitra Pobon and Diganta Rekha (চৈত্র পবন ও দিগন্ত রেখা)of Masud Ahmed and Jole Jole Somudra (জলে জলে সমুদ্র)of Shyam Sundar Sikder were displayed.
Apart from them, founder of Digital Library and Advisor to Dhaka University Alumni News Mr. Hafiz Akber Ahmed also discussed about ‘Digital Library’ before numbers of journalists, writers and readers present in the program.