Bangladesh passing golden time in free flow of information: speaker

DHAKA, Dec 27, 2016 (BSS) - Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury today said Bangladesh is passing golden time in free flow of information.

Dr Chaudhury, also the Chairperson of the CPA Executive Committee, came up with the observations while addressing a function held on the occasion of 12th anniversary of Boishakhi Television in the capital.

"Democracy and media complements each other. Media runs smoothly when democracy prevails. So the media people should work unitedly to strengthen the base of democracy for the sake of the media itself," speaker said.

Urging the media for doing constructive criticism of the government, Dr Chaudhury said it plays a big role in building public opinion and giving pace to development activities of the government.

Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Huq, cultural activists Syed Hasan Imam and Khurshid Alam, were present on the occasion, among others.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)