Week-Long Refugee Photography Exhibition Ends                  <span style='color:#E29324;font-size:16px;'>Closing the Curtain on ‘Edge of Hope’</span>

Week-Long Refugee Photography Exhibition Ends             Closing the Curtain on ‘Edge of Hope’

The week-long photography exhibition “Edge of Hope” organized by Amal Foundation, concluded successfully on Thursday evening at the British Council premises.

This flagship event, held in observance of World Refugee Day 2024, showcased a collection of powerful images that highlight the resilience and strength of Rohingya and climate refugees in Bangladesh.

For the past seven days, the photographs captured by celebrated photographer duo Jim McFarlane & Anthony Dawton were exhibited, offering a glimpse into displaced communities lives and emphasizing their enduring hope despite the challenges they face.

Mr. Nick McLean, First Secretary – Humanitarian of Australian High Comission is giving his remarks-

The exhibition also featured a variety of activities aimed at helping people better understand the refugee experience which includes workshops, panel discussions, and competitions, all of which created opportunities for conversation and learning.

These events highlighted the importance of speaking up and taking action to support displaced communities. His Excellency Abdulmutalib Suliman Mohammed Suliman, Ambassador of The State of Libya in Bangladesh graced the event as the Chief Guest.

He appreciated the initiative and stated “I am honored to be a part of this event and would like to give my heartfelt gratitude to the photographers Jim MacFarlane and Anthony Dawton.

I would also like to give my gracious remarks to Amal Foundation for inviting me to this event and for giving me the opportunity to be a part of this event” Nick McLean, First Secretary for Humanitarian Affairs at the Australian High Commission, expressed in his statement that “I look very much forward to seeing some of the work by these esteemed photographers.

His Excellency Abdulmutalib Suliman Mohammed Suliman, Ambassador of the State of Libya in Bnagladesh providing the Chief Guets Remarks-

As we commemorate refugee day we should address many other crises that is going on in there. Which is why it is very important to tell these stories to these displaced communities, especially in the international field. We should all be able to work together with Bangladesh so that we can give these refugees of Rohingya a sustainable return to their homes”.

Distinguished guests included representatives from various public and private organizations, universities, and media houses, who praised the exhibition’s goal to promote positivity.

Amal Foundation highlighted the stories of vulnerable communities through this impactful exhibition, earning recognition and appreciation from attendees.

The Foundation restated its commitment to supporting displaced and marginalized groups and expressed gratitude to all partners, donors, and participants for their contributions to the event’s success.