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Bashundhara Group MD promises permanent office for CRAB – The Daily Observer

Bashundhara Group MD promises permanent office for CRAB – The Daily Observer

Bashundhara Group MD Sayem Sobhan Anvir has promised to give a permanent office for the Crime Reporters Association of Bangladesh (CRAB), a body of the crime reporters working in different media outlets in Dhaka, as soon as possible.

He made the commitment in a meeting with the leaders and Executive Committee of the CRAB who paid a courtesy call on Sayem Sobhan Anvir at Bashundhara Residential Area in the capital on Sunday.

The CRAB senior leaders led by CRAB President Mirza Mehedi Tamal paid the courtesy call at Bashundhara Group MD’s residence in Bashundhara RA Sunday night.

During the meeting, members of the CRAB Advisory Council Shankar Kumar Dey, Khairuzzaman Kamal, SM Abul Hossain, Parvez Khan, Madhusudan Mandal and Fakhrul Alam Kanchan, its General Secretary Asaduzzaman Biku, vice-president Jahangir Alam, joint secretary Imran Hossain Sumon, finance secretary Saiful Islam Montu, organising secretary Ataur Rahman, and former general secretary Dipu Sarwar were present.

Asaduzzaman Biku presented the organisation’s expectations on behalf of the executive committee.

Anvir heard the issues CRAB leaders placed to the Basundhara MD and seriously took cognizance of the statements and expectations of the CRAB leaders and advisers.

He said, “Bashundhara Group has been contributing to the welfare of journalists as they are dedicated to the country and the nation. Bashundhara Group has already established several media houses to create jobs for journalists and develop honest, fearless and objective journalism.”

“Bashundhara Group has sincerely stood by the journalists when they asked for help in case of any problem or crisis. Journalists will find me by their side in any situation in the future. I hope that the journalism of Bangladesh will be promoted to the world standard, the journalists will get their real status and all the journalists will be well” he added.

He promised to give CRAB a permanent office as soon as possible. He also promised to provide Tk 3 lakh to the family in case of death of a CRAB member, and a minimum assistance of Tk 50,000 if any CRAB member is seriously ill or injured while performing professional duties.

Everyone presents applauded his promise and once again expressed their gratitude to him.

 

 

Source : The Daily Observer

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