Razi Ahmed at Hay Festival Dhaka

Razi Ahmed at Hay Festival Dhaka

Few countries have managed to translate national tragedy into intellectual inquiry and literary achievement as Bangladesh has. I was proud to witness and experience such inspiring success at the 2013 Hay Festival Dhaka, which afforded constructive engagement through varied creative expressions of the 1971 discourses. I hope Hay Dhaka and the Lahore Literary Festival can collaborate annually to project the best of both our countries–and inspire our people into taking their own honest paths of inquiry.