Iqbal urges journalists to advance the country in line with Liberation War spirit
19 December 2015, Nirapad News: Prime Minister’s Media Advisor Iqbal Sobhan Chowdhury today urged the journalists to advance the country with responsibility in line with the Liberation War spirit.
The information advisor said those who did not want the independence of the country are now hatching conspiracies to push the country backward.
“But Bangladesh will go forward foiling all conspiracies of the vested quarter and none can stop its progress,” he added.
“We who are in journalism profession have more responsibilities in this regard and we should work to step up resistance to root out militancy from the country,” Iqbal Sobhan said while addressing the newly elected Chittagong division office bearers of Bangladesh Federal Union of Journalist (BFUJ) at Chittagong Circuit House auditorium this afternoon.
The BFUJ leader went there for a courtesy meeting with Iqbal Sobhan after winning the election.
He said Bangladesh should be built up upholding the spirit of the Liberation War and an atmosphere of coexistence of the people of all religions should be maintained side by side with establishing a democratic society defeating militancy which hinders “our advancement of freedom and economic growth”.
Iqbal Sobhan said the present government under the leadership of Bangabandhu daughter sheikh Hasina formed a welfare trust for the journalists. He urged all to work unitedly for progress of the country in accordance with the national unity resisting the defeated enemies.
BFUJ vice president Shahidul Alam and Join Secretary Tapan Chakrobarti handed over a flower bouquet to the PM’s media advisor.
Former president of Chittagong Press Club Abu Sufian, former president of Chittagong Union of Journalists (CUJ) Mostaq Ahmed and Chittagong Peshajibi Somonnoy Parisad Secretary Riaz Haider Chowdhury were present on the occasion, among others.