The Barisal University Journalists' Association (BUJA) celebrated its 1st founding anniversary on Saturday. The celebrations took place at Bangabandhu Uddhan at Barishal City.
A cake was cut on the occasion by Street Children. During this time they were given lunch and encouraged to hygiene rules to prevent corona virus infection. Shafiqul Islam the president of Barisal University Journalists' Association and others leaders and members of the association were also present at the ceremony.On the occasion of the first founding anniversary, a virtual discussion meeting titled "Campus Journalism in Improving the Quality of Higher Education" has been organized at 8 pm on Saturday.
Sarwar Alam, Asia Pacific Head of Anadulu Agency, Turkey, Shariful Hasan, Freelance Journalist of Daily Star and former Senior Journalist of Prothom Alo and President of Dhaka University Journalists Association Abir Raihan, President of Rajshahi University Journalists Association Moin Uddin, General Secretary of Chittagong University Journalists Association Jobayer Chowdhury and President of the Jahangirnagar University Journalists Association, Asaduzzaman, President of Jagannath University Journalists Association Humayun Kabir, former president of Comilla University Journalists Association Zahidul Islam and others will be present in the virtual discussion meeting.
Sarwar Alam said, Campus journalism has empowered the youth to hold the pen with a strong hand against injustice in the path of truth and justice. The way their pens are fighting against the irregularities and corruption of the campus makes us optimistic about the future of journalism in Bangladesh.
Shariful Hasan Said, The university will move forward if every recruitment, tender, clash of student organizations, whatever it is, is neutraly covered through journalism. University journalists have an important role to play in this regard.
BUJA president Shafiqul Islam said, Campus Journalists playing a vital role in ensuing quality education, transparency and accountability of the administration.
On 3rd October 2019, Barisal University Journalists Association (BUJA) started its journey. The organization has already gained the confidence of the students by providing objective news.