Sylhet Festival inaugurated by Ministers of India and Bangladesh: Union Minister of Tourism, Culture and Development of North Eastern Region G Kishan Reddy and Bangladesh Foreign Affairs Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen will inaugurate the Sylhet Festival 2022 at Silchar in the Barak Valley of Assam on 2nd Dec, 2022.
The event was attended by Himanta Biswa Sarma (Assam CM), K Hari Babu (Mizoram Governor). State Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, Mizoram Governor K Hari Babu and Assam Industries & Commerce and Public Enterprises and Cultural Affairs Minister Bimal Bora are also expected to be attending the 5-day festival which is being jointly organised by the Ministry of Culture and India Foundation. Around 100 dignitaries from Bangladesh will also join the programme. It is being organised in the context of the historical relationship between Sylhet and Barak Valley of South Assam.