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Registration required before launching online news portals

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 6th October, 2021 05:32:31 PM
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Information and Broadcasting Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud said registration is required before opening online news portals.

He came up with this information on the occasion of 'BSRF Dialogue' at the Media Center in the Secretariat on Wednesday. Bangladesh Secretariat Reporters Forum (BSRF) organized the programme.

At per the rules, at first declaration has to take before publishing newspaper , the minister said adding that  without delearation, nobody cannot open news portal.

“Apart form newspaper, declaration is also needed for online news portals. Therefore, we can bring the registration process of online news portal to a minimum level. We have decided that registration will be mandatory before launching online news portals from next year,” he said.