Banglanews24.com, a leading online news portal in the country, is stepping into the ninth year of its journey on Sunday (July 01).
Bashundhara Group Chairman Ahmed Akbar Sobhan inaugurated the celebration by cutting a cake on Saturday evening (June 30).
He also unveiled a publication based on the anniversary supplements of the Banglanews.
Banglanews Consultant Editor Jewel Mazhar greeted Ahmed Akbar Sobhan with a bouquet in the programme.
The Group Chairman thanked all members of the news portal for their contribution to its progress.
Daily Sun Editor Enamul Hoque Chowdhury, Kaler Kantho Editor Imdadul Haq Milon, Bangladesh Pratidin Editor, CEO of News24 and Radio Capital Naem Nizam, Kaler Kantho Executive Editor Mostofa Kamal, Bangladesh Pratidin Executive Editor Pir Habibur Rahman, News24 Executive Director Hasnain Khorshed, Radio Capital Executive Director Mehedi Malek Sajib attended the cake- cutting-ceremony.
Banglanews office and East West Media complex has been decorated with colourful balloons, festoons and banners in celebration of the anniversary.
There will be a get-together at the office of the news portal all day long on Sunday.
The new-generation news media started its journey on July 01 in 2010 with the slogan, ‘News & Entertainment 24/7” and earned a huge popularity among the readers at home and abroad.
Apart from Banglanews, EWMGL owns daily Sun, Bengali dailies Bangladesh Pratidin and Kaler Kantho, television channel NEWS24 and radio station Capital FM.