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Kolkata Press Club offers special privilege for Bangladeshi journos

  • Jannatul Islam, From Kolkata
  • 15th March, 2020 05:56:00 PM
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Kolkata Press Club offers special privilege for Bangladeshi journos

Bangladeshi journalists will get privilege to use the space and media centre at Kolkata Press Club to strengthen the bilateral cooperation in professional field, chief of the organisation said.

Kolkata Press Club President Snehasis Sur also gave emphasis on people to people relations to bring new heights in Bangladesh-India tie.

KPC chief came up with the remarks when a group of Bangladeshi journalists, who are attending an ITEC Course now in India, called on him at his office in Kolkata on Saturday night.

Any Bangladeshi journalists representing Jatiya Press Club or other national organisations will get access to the media centre and other spaces of the club showing identity card for professional purpose. 

During the meeting, participants discussed about different issues on news management between the two countries and contributions of Indian journalists in liberation war movement of Bangladesh.

News Time television Digital Desk Head Partha Bandyopadhyay delivered the detail about the activities of Press Club.

"The present time is very important for us who are living in east and west parts of Bengal. It is a great honour for us to celebrate golden jubilee of independence of Bangladesh. Besides, Mujib Borsho adds value to the calender. As we found people-to-people relations undertaken by individuals and private groups in the third track of diplomacy," Snehasis, a senior scribe of Doordarshan, added.

Snehasis also emphasised on increasing professional cooperation among news practitioners of two countries.

He appreciated the role of Bangladesh in enriching the Bangla language which helps the professionals and cultural activists in West Bengal.

Snehasis also introduced a book on contributions of Kolkata Press Club in liberation movement of Bangladesh on war time experiences.

Bdnews24 Staff Correspondent Kazi Sajidul Haque said the skills of Bangladeshi journalists will be improved by increasing the cross border exchange in professional domain.

"It’s an eye opening opportunity for Bangladeshi media men. Besides, Kolkata is very special for the Bengali speaking people. Moreover, Kolkata Press Club has significant contributions in organisation of our liberation war. We think it is always special to meet the leaders of Kolkata Press Club," Sajidul added.

Among others, Bangladeshi journalists Shamima Dola, Jesmin Moli, Anjuman Nowshin and Jannatul Islam were also present in the meeting.