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Lotus made Executive Editor of Daily Sun

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  • 6 October, 2021 12:00 AM
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Lotus made Executive Editor of Daily Sun

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City and Diplomatic Editor of the Daily Sun Rezaul Karim Lotus has been promoted to the Executive Editor of the country’s leading English daily.

He has also been made the Head of Diplomatic Affairs of the East West Media Group Ltd (EWMGL), a sister concern of Bashundhara Group.

On January 1, 2020, the prominent journalist joined the Daily Sun as the City and Diplomatic Affairs Editor. Popularly known as Lotus, he earlier served as Chief Reporter, Diplomatic and Special Correspondent of The Daily Star with vast experience in diplomatic and other fields of journalism.

Lotus has brought with him a wealth of reporting experience during his three decades’ career at The Daily Star and United News of Bangladesh (UNB) where he held different positions.

He began his career in journalism as Dhaka University Correspondent at the UNB in March, 1989 when he was sophomore at the Dhaka University.

In his long career, Lotus participated in various high-level professional training, conference, leadership and study programmes, UN and other international summits in different countries, including the USA, the UK, EU, India and China. 

He participated in the International Leadership Visitor Programme in the USA, European Union Leadership Programme in Brussels, “Next Generation Leaders Visit to South Korea” programme in Korea, Study on Decentralization and Local Government in Switzerland and Sweden, Diplomatic Correspondents Conference in India, media conference on Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and Maritime Silk Road project in China. Besides, he also visited the USA at the invitation of US Department of State to participate in reporting tour on “Amplifying the Indo-Pacific Strategy.”

He interviewed a number of heads of states and governments and high officials from different countries.

Lotus was elected President of the Diplomatic Correspondents Association Bangladesh (DCAB) for three times in 2012, 2017 and 2018.