BSS-45 BTV contributes to project native culture: Hasan





BTV contributes to project native culture: Hasan

DHAKA, Feb 5, 2020 (BSS) – Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud today said the state-run Bangladesh Television (BTV) has been contributing a lot to project native culture since the country’s struggle for independence.

“We are proud of Bangladesh Television for its contribution to the nation. The government has been working to further modernize it,” he told the inaugural ceremony of new two studios of the state-run television at the Shaheed Manirul Alam auditorium at BTV Bhaban here.

He expressed his optimism that BTV and other television channels will continue producing standard and quality programmes for the viewers.

State Minister for Information Dr. Md. Murad Hassan addressed the function as the special guest with BTV Director General SM Haroon-or-Rashid in the chair.

Association of Television Channel Owners (ATCO) Senior Vice-President Mozammel Babu and Bangladesh Television Chief Engineer Kazi Solaiman addressed it.

BTV Deputy Director General Anup Kumar Khastagir, AL Deputy Publicity Secretary Aminul Islam, artist Mustafa Monwar, actor Syed Hasan Imam, poet and writer Asad Mannan, actor Azizul Hakim, actresses Tanvin Sweaty and Tarin were present on the occasion.

Dr Hasan said Bangladesh is being digitized very fast as now there are 10 crore internet users in the country.

He said the government is now working to reach broadband internet service to union level.

The minister said Bangladesh is going forward to become a developed nation by 2041.

Speaking on the occasion, Murad Hassan said the government led by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has been implementing different initiatives to build a hunger and poverty free prosperous Sonar Bangla as dreamt by Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.