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Press Enjoys Considerable Freedom: PM

The Daily Dawn
Staff Correspondent

Freedom of the press and expression seem to have enough of the journalist community in Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina asked earnestly countries and their responsibilities and duties towards society.

The National Press Club (JPC) on the premises of the 31-storey 'Bangabandhu Media Complex "commented on the occasion of laying the foundation, in its 62nd founding anniversary.

Sheikh Hasina said the government has so far been formulated and enacted 18 laws and regulations to ensure benefit for the journalist community.

"It cannot be that you will enjoy the facilities, but will not be able to fulfill your responsibility ... a responsibility to the country, you have to perform ... you've got a responsibility to society, do you have to perform it," he says.

There is no scope for independent journalism in the country; the party demanded that the Prime Minister said, "The right to freedom of journalism now has enough."

Sometimes, she said, the opposition has faced questions about the scope of journalism in the country due to negative publicity. "But if I say there is no freedom of the press and then how they get the chance to say how they will be brought to the complaint."

The Prime Minister mentioned that some 750 newspapers across the country in addition to the 23-24 television channels and some radio stations were published.

"After listening to talk shows, no one can say there is no freedom of expression, no freedom of opinion," he questioned. Newspaper owners and editors of the trend turned over, she said, sometimes the media will have to face the hurdle.

22,000 square feet of floor space to the media at the Bangabandhu Complex, with a Cineplex, library, media, museum, guest house, dormitory, IT room, the garden will be. She is also a Helipad on the roof will be.

Shafiqur Rahman in the chair, the function was also addressed by the president of the National Press Club, Inu, Prime Minister's Media Adviser Iqbal Sobhan Chowdhury, president of the Editors' Council Golam Sarwar, the National Press Club general secretary Kamrul Islam Chowdhury, President of Bangladesh Federal Union of Journalists by (BFUJ) Manjurul Ahsan Bulbul.

 

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