The Daily Sun, a leading English newspaper of the country, has stepped into the 12th year of its publication today.
The national daily started its journey on October 24 in 2010 with an ambition of mirroring the truth impartially.
The Daily Sun, a concern of the country’s leading business conglomerate Bashundhara Group, has chalked out a daylong programme at its office in Bashundhara Residential Area of the capital to celebrate its founding anniversary.
Local and foreign dignitaries, guests, invitees and news professionals are expected to join the colourful programme.
The anniversary of Daily Sun coincides with the celebration of Golden Jubilee of Independence of Bangladesh and the birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
The foreign missions stationed in Dhaka have greeted the newspaper, marking its 11th anniversary.
With the slogan ‘true and impartial’, the Daily Sun has earned the trust of mass readers, including the choosy and sophisticated ones, presenting objective news to its readers through its rich contents, and presentation with exclusive layout and design.
The Daily Sun is firmly committed to uphold democracy and secularism and the spirit of the Liberation War of Bangladesh, among others.
The popular daily always stands by the interests of Bangladesh and its people and it never compromises with the promises that it has been pledged to its readers.
The Daily Sun digs deep into every incident bravely and brings out the truth impartially and publishes it objectivity.
On the occasion of its 11th founding anniversary, the daily has published a 48-page special supplement titled ‘Bangladesh 2041: Roadmap to a Developed Country’ where eminent experts and analysts shed light on Bangladesh’s achievements in the last 50 years and challenges ahead to become a developed country from a developing nation.
Ambassadors of different countries stationed in Dhaka have greeted the Daily Sun on its 11th founding anniversary of publication and wished more success of the daily in the days to come.
In a message of felicitation, Chinese Ambassador to Bangladesh Li Jiming has conveyed the heartiest felicitations and warmest greetings to all members of the Daily Sun on its 11th founding anniversary.
“Under the motto of ‘true and impartial’, your esteemed newspaper has become one of the most influential media platforms in Bangladesh. I am fully convinced that your fruitful past is a prologue for an even promising future,” he said.
“I myself join my colleagues in the embassy to reassure you our willingness to promote media cooperation with you to deepen mutual understandings between the Bangladeshi and Chinese people,” he added.
In a felicitation letter, Vietnam’s Ambassador to Bangladesh Pham Viet Chien has congratulated journalists and staff members of the Daily Sun on its 11th anniversary.
“I believe that the Daily Sun will develop with stronger growth and greater popularity, contributing to the development of Bangladesh,” he said.
He has also expressed the hope that the Daily Sun will carry more information on Vietnam which could help Vietnam come more closer to Bangladesh and further strengthen the friendship and bilateral ties between the two nations.