The Network in a statement on Saturday said Minister for Cultural Affairs Asaduzzaman Noor and Director of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture, Farrokh Derakhshani, will present award certificates to all those who have contributed to the realisation of the Bait Ur Rouf Mosque in Dhaka on Mar 8.
Certificates will be presented to those associated with the creation of the Friendship Centre in Gaibandha, the next day.
The Aga Khan Award for Architecture is one of the oldest and most prestigious awards in architecture.
It was established by the Aga Khan in 1977 to identify and encourage building concepts that address the needs and aspirations of communities in which Muslims have a significant presence.
Earlier, three other Bangladeshi projects have received the award.
The National Assembly Building, designed by Louis I. Kahn, won the award in 1989, the Grameen Bank Housing Programme in 1989 and the METI School in Rudrapur received the award in 2007.
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