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India to extend support in establishing film city in Bangladesh

  • Published at 08:51 pm January 15th, 2020
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Hasan Mahmud, minister of information speak at the session | Twitter

India and Bangladesh also agreed to scale up joint production and exchange of programs between official broadcasters and radio

India will extend their support to establish a film city in Bangladesh for the country's film industry. Prakash Javadekar, Indian union minister of information and broadcasting, met a Bangladeshi delegates' team, led by his counterpart Muhammad H Mahmud, on Tuesday. 

Both teams discussed and agreed to promote each other in the information and broadcasting sector. Later, the Indian minister also Tweeted that a formal MoU, for the co-production of a film on Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, was also inked during the meeting. 

The film will be directed by Indian film-maker Shyam Benegal, and to be released as part of the celebrations of the birth centenary of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib.

India and Bangladesh also agreed to scale up joint production and exchange of programs between official broadcasters and radio.