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Three-day int'l literary conference in city from Feb 22

DHAKA, Jan 04, 2018 (BSS) - Three-day 'International Literary Conference 2018' will begin on the premises of Bangla Academy in the city on February 22.

The conference will begin at the main stage of Ekushey Book Fair on February 22 and will end on February 24, Bangla Academy Director and Ekushey Book Fair Udjapon committee member Dr Jalal Ahmed told BSS.

He said different programmes of the conference will be held at Bangla Academy's Abdul Karim Shahitthya Bisharad and Kabi Shamsur Rahman Seminar rooms and other auditoriums.

A number of poets, writers and intellectuals from 11 countries including Bangladesh will join the literary conference this year, Ahmed said.

A total of 25 guest writers from 10 countries will also join the conference, he said, adding eminent poets and writers of Bangladesh will attend the event.