Bhubaneswar, May 18: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik urged everyone to visit museums across the State on International Museum Day.
Taking to Twitter handle, CM tweeted, “Museums are windows to our rich art, culture, heritage, and glorious history. On #InternationalMuseumDay, urge everyone to visit museums across #Odisha to enlighten yourself about the treasure trove of knowledge and take pride in our glorious heritage.”
International Museum Day is celebrated every year on May 18. The day is celebrated by taking part in activities based on the theme decided by the International Council of Museums (ICOM) every year. The day aims to raise awareness about the value of museums as means of important cultural exchange, enrichment of cultures, and development of mutual understanding, cooperation, and peace among peoples.