After a successful launch event of the exhibition “NEXT DHAKA: NEW VISIONS OF THE CITY” organized by Bengal Institute on October 15 at Bengal Art Lounge, 60 Gulshan Avenue, we opened the exhibition to the public. Considering that Dhaka demands new architectural and urban imagination to face the challenge of being the toughest city in the world, Bengal Institute is dedicated to reimagining the future of Dhaka city.
For the launch event on October 15, the Honorable Finance Minister of the Government of Bangladesh, Mr Abul Maal Abdul Muhith, was present as the Chief Guest. Honorable Mayor of Dhaka North City Corporation Mr Annisul Huq, Honorable Mayor of Dhaka South Corporation Mr Mohammad Sayeed Khokon, and Honorable State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Mr Nasrul Hamid were present as Special Guests. Mr Abul Khair, Chairman, Bengal Foundation and Chairman, Executive Board, Bengal Institute for Architecture, Landscapes and Settlements presided over the event.
The exhibition was open for anyone to visit from November 1st to November 20th at the Bengal Art Lounge, Gulshan-1, from 15:00 to 20:00 every day.