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Bangladesh-China silk road exhibition kicks off in Dhaka



A visitor touches a hat at the exhibition portraying the history and culture of the ancient Silk Road in Zainul Gallery of the Faculty of Fine Arts of Dhaka University (DU) in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on July 22, 2018. (Xinhua)

DHAKA, July 23 (Xinhua) -- An exhibition portraying the history and culture of "Silk Road" opened on Sunday at the Zainul Gallery of the Faculty of Fine Arts of Bangladesh's leading Dhaka University (DU) in capital Dhaka.

The nine-day exhibition features dozens of striking photographs and dresses that take visitors to the golden eras of the Silk Road that served as a trade route bringing together civilizations since ancient times.

The exhibition was organized by the Yunnan University, Dhaka University, Bangladesh-China Center for Arts and Cultural Exchange, Confucius Institute at Dhaka University and the Faculty of Fine Arts, Dhaka University in collaboration with Overseas Chinese Association in Bangladesh and Institute of Modern Language, University of Dhaka.

Teachers of the respective organizations were present during the inauguration of the exhibition, which is aimed at paving an opportunity for thousands of Dhaka University students specially to see landscapes along the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative.

Experts here say countries like Bangladesh will immensely benefit from China's growth, as China has emerged as a major economy on the world stage.



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