A discussion meeting and a cake-cutting ceremony were held at Gurudaspur on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the national daily Amar Sangbad. District Awami League president and local MP Alhaj Prof Md Abdul Quddus was the chief guest at the function organized by my correspondent Abdus Salam at Model Press Club in Gurudaspur at 11 am on Sunday.
The meeting was chaired by Gurudaspur Model Press Club President Lecturer Md. Majem Ali Malin and present as special guests. Upazila Vice Chairman Md. Alal Sheikh, Women Vice Chairman Roxana Akhtar Lipi, Upazila Assistant Commissioner (Land) Md. , Freedom Fighter Shahjahan Ali, Natore District Representative of Daily Observer Sadrul Huda David, Principal of Bangabandhu Government College Md. Saidur Rahman, Lecturer Firoz Hossain, Representative of 71 TV and Jaiya Day Nazmul Hasan Nahid, Representative of Daily Samachar Lecturer Md. Sajedur Rahman were also present. Jalal Uddin of Manab Kantha, Mizanur Rahman of Mohana TV, Isaac Ali Raju of Daily Pratidin, Md. Johnny Parvez of Dhaka Pratidin, Mehedi Hasan of Daily Inquilab, Mizanur Rahman Palash, Staff Reporter of Daily Banalata.
The chief guest spoke on the importance of newspapers. He said that the newspaper is the fourth pillar of the country, the pride of the society and the importance of the newspaper in the development and potential of the country. That is why he is emphasizing on publishing investigative news. He called upon the people to publish truthful and objective news. The ceremony was concluded by cutting the cake and welcoming the guests with the crest of honor.