Published:  12:34 AM, 11 January 2019

Media crucial to strengthen democracy: Speaker

Jatiya Sangsad (JS) Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury said media is very important to strengthen democracy of a country. She came up with the remark while addressing a celebration marking the Kaler Kantha's founding anniversary at Bashundhara residential area in Dhaka yesterday.

Speaking as the chief guest, Dr Chaudhury said the daily played a vital role by publishing objective news to ensure democratic practice smoothly during the last 10 years and created its own space among the readers.

Hoping that Kaler Kantha would continue its role in highlighting Bang-ladesh's economy and social progress indicators, she said today's Bang-ladesh is 'the wonders of development' in the whole world. Iqbalur Rahim spoke on the occasion as the special guest, while Editor of Kaler Kantha Emdadul Haque Milon, FBCCI President Shafiul Islam Mohiuddin, Ex-FBCCI president Atiqul Islam, General Secretary of JPC Farida Yasmin, Atahar Ali, Abdul Gaffar, Daily Sun Editor Enamul Haque Chowd-hury and executive editor of Kaler Kantha Mostafa Kamal were present.

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