Objective news can accelerate country’s development: Dr Momen
19 December 2015, Nirapad News: Former Bangladesh Permanent Representative to the UN Dr AK Abdul Momen today said the media play an indispensable role in leading a country to its right path.
Speaking as chief guest at the first founding anniversary of ‘Sylhettoday24.com’, an online news portal, here, he said that dissemination of objective news is also accelerating the country’s development.
Dr Momen, also a former ambassador, said that the present government believes in the free flow of information and as a result information technology has already reached the doorstep of the commoners. But, there is a need to ensure proper use of the technology, he added.
Among others, former parliamentarian Dildar Hossain Selim, city Awami League General Secretary Asad Uddin Ahmed, Comrade Sikandar Ali of Workers Party, MC College Principal Professor Abul Fathe Fattah spoke on the occasion with the news portal Chief Editor Kabir Yahmad in the chair.