- News, Policy

Dhaka-Colombo for fair and free Mass Media: Sri Lankan side expressed interest in learning from the experience of Bangladesh in introducing Community Radio!

Information Minister H. E. Hasanul Haq Inu, MP, and Sri Lankan Mass Media and Information Minister H. E. Gayantha Karunathilaka voiced together on keeping the mass media free from religious militancy and inappropriate content in order to uphold democracy. They also agreed in principle to conclude a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on sharing of content between state-owned news agencies, television and radio as well as producing cinema in joint venture as Bangladesh Information Minister called on his counterpart in Colombo Wednesday morning. Hasanul Haq Inu is on a two-day visit to Sri Lanka heading a government delegation aimed at enhanced…

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- Announcements

BNNRC places 1st at rally and road show

Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication (BNNRC), participating with support from Free Press Unlimited, achieved the highest position for their performance in the Rally & Road Show organized at Dhaka during the observation of World Telecommunication and Information Society Day, 2015. Teletalk Bangladesh Limited scored second and Robi Axiata Limited achieved the third position for their performances. The theme of the Rally & Road Show was “Telecommunications and ICTs: drivers of innovation”. The names of the winners were announced via a press release from the Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) on 31 May, 2015. The top performers will be honored by receiving a crest and a certificate…

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- Policy, Radio

Community Radio will be set up in every upazilla (Sub District) in Bangladesh

“Ministry of Information will take initiatives to set up community radio in every upazilla and will consider limited commercial advertisement for survival of community radios soon’’ said   Mr. Hasanul Haq Inu, MP, Hon’ble Minister, Ministry of Information, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh spoke on the closing meeting to share achievements of the project Pioneering, Connecting & Empowering Voices for Change –Strengthening Community Radio in Bangladesh to fight Poverty and Promote Development.’’ as the Chief Guest on 28 May’15 at IDB Conference room of the city, The Minister said, `Ministry of Information will consider limited commercial advertisements, community radio fund and strengthening community…

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