Bashundhara Group to raise award to 25 for journos from next year – Daily Sun
Bashundhara Group chairman Ahmed Akbar Sobhan said the business conglomerate will hike the number of awards for investigative journalism from 11 to 25 next year.
The award money of the journalists selected by jury board will increase from 2.5 lakh to 10 lakh.
Bashundhara Group has already brought qualitative change in the field of journalism and will continue to the sector, he added.
He called upon journalists to focus on objective journalism and work for branding the country in the velvet of the globe.
He insisted on covering positive aspects of the country and constructive steps of the government.
Recalling contribution of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, he said adding, “We owe to him for an independent country, economic boom and dignified life today. But Bangabandhu along with most of his family members got assassinated on August 15, 1975.”
The journalists should encourage governments and businessmen for their contribution to the country’s strides towards development, he added.
Source : Daily Sun