Edward M Kennedy Center [EMK Center]

The American Center of US Embassy in Dhaka formally launched the Edward M Kennedy Center (EMK Center) at Dhanmondi in the capital on Saturday.

Opened in partnership with the Liberation War Museum, the mission of the EMK Center is ‘to engage, inspire, connect, and empower citizens of all ages to better themselves, their communities, and our world’, said a press release of the US Embassy.

The EMK Center honours the men and women who fought for Bangladesh’s independence in 1971 and US Senator Edward M Kennedy, who came to Bangladesh in 1972 to extend the hand of friendship, the press release said.

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