CRAB visits Bashundhara MD – NEW AGE Business
The executive committee of Crime Reporters Association of Bangladesh paid a courtesy call on Sayem Sobhan Anvir, managing director of Bashundhara Group, at Bashundhara Residential Area in the capital on Sunday, said a press release.
The CRAB leaders led by CRAB president Mirza Mehedi Tamal paid the courtesy call at Bashundhara Group MD’s residence where members of the CRAB Advisory Council were also present.
During the meeting, CRAB general secretary Asaduzzaman Biku presented the organisation’s expectations on behalf of the executive committee.
CRAB’s chief adviser Shankar Kumar Dey, advisers Khairuzzaman Kamal, SM Abul Hossain, Parvez Khan, Madhusudan Mandal and Fakhrul Alam Kanchan also spoke.
In their speeches, various contributions of Bashundhara Group came up.
Expressing his determination to be by the side of CRAB, Sayem Sobhan Anvir 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.
CRAB vice-president Muhammad Jahangir Alam, joint secretary Imran Hossain Sumon, finance secretary Saiful Islam Montu, organising secretary Ataur Rahman, office secretary Ismail Hussain Emu, publicity and publication secretary Rudra Russell, sports and cultural secretary SM Mintu Hossain, international secretary Shaheen Alam, executive members Sirajul Islam and Mohammad Zakaria and former general secretary of CRAB Dipu Sarwar were present during the call on.
Source : NEW AGE Business