Senior journalist Zafar Wazed has been appointed as Director General (DG) of the Press Institute of Bangladesh (PIB) for a period of two years.
A gazette notification, regarding the issue, was published on Wednesday from Ministry of Public Administration.Zafar Wazed was a member of Dhaka University Central Students’ Union. He is also a former students’ representative at the senate of Dhaka University.
Born in Cumilla, Zafar Wazed served in different capacities in different dailies, including Daily Janakantha, Banglabazar Patrika and The Daily Muktakantha.
The post of the PIB director general fell vacant after its director general and senior journalist Shah Alamgir died on February 28, 2019.