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Media Advocacy for Promote Local Economic and Trade
Dinajpur, 29 January:
Calling upon setting up of agro-based
industries in greater Dinajpur area, speakers said, the journalists and
media people have to highlight the potential economic and trade issues of
Dinajpur for its prosperity.
Mass media and business leaders demanded it while speaking in an Advocacy Workshop on Role of Media in local economic and trade development held at Agriculture Training Centre in Dinajpur today. With the support of European Union, mass communication oriented development organization CCD and EJ Net-Dinajpur organized this dialogue. Editors, Executive Editors, News Editors of the local and regional newspapers and Presidents and Secretaries of local press clubs and media associations of Dinajpur, Thakurgaon, Panchagarh and Nilphamari actively took part in the workshop.
In the workshop, speakers said, it is easily
possible to build up profitable industries based on tea, silica, pebbles,
jackfruits, fine rice, lichi and mango in greater Dinajpur. Journalists have
to conduct media campaign and media advocacy to focus on these potential
industries, so that the entrepreneurs and policy makers can adopt necessary
initiatives for such industries.
Senior Faculty Member of Rajshahi Krishi
Unnayan Bank A B Siddique moderated the dialogue and Assistant Professor of
Mass Communication Department Dulal Chandra Biswas was the key-discussant in
the workshop. Member Secretary of EJ Net Dinajpur Shah Alam Shahi and
Project Coordinator of CCD A H M Abdul Hai presented welcome address while
Convenor of EJ Net-Dinajpur Nurul Huda Dulal was in the chair.
Among others, President of Dinajpur Press
Club Babu Chitto Ghosh, President of Panchagarh Press Club A Rahman Mukul,
President of Thakurgaon Press Club Enamul Hoque, President of Nilphamari
Press Club Fazlur Rahman, President of Press Club Nilphamari Atiar Badda,
President of Sayadpur Press Club Abu Bin Azad, Executive Editor of the daily
Uttor Bangla Jinat Rahman, Editor of the weekly Alapon Aminul Hoque,
Convenor of EJ Net Panchagarh and Thakurgaon respectively Alamgir Jalil
Talukder and Abdul Latif, Special Correspondent of the daily Uttora A H M
Abdul Bari, Executive Member of BFUJ Abdur Rahman, Acting Editor of the
daily Diganto Barta S M Khalequzzaman and Director of CCD G M Mourtoza took
part in the discussion.
Red details repots on dialogues hold on
different following districts of northern region of Bangladesh.
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