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Media Advocacy for Promote Local Economic and Trade
Agro-based Industries Demanded in Dinajpur

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.  

Rajshahi  ::  Dinajpur  ::  Rangpur  ::  Bogra



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