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Biman holds workshop for aviation journalists

DHAKA - Biman Bangladesh Airlines today organized a day-long workshop for the journalists working in country's aviation sector.

Some 28 journalists from print, electronic and online media participated in the workshop taken place at Bangladesh Airlines Training Centre (BATC) in city's Kurmitola.

Biman and BATC experts discussed different aspects of aviation sectors especially Biman's operation, safety and quality, ground and cargo handling, maintenance and aviation marketing in several sessions.

Speaking at the closing session as chief guest, Biman's Director Administration M Belayet Hossain urged the journalists to maintain fairness and objectivity in their reporting to help continuing the country's progress.

He said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has procured six new modern and most advanced aircraft for the national flag carrier so that Biman could expand its wing strongly.

"As part of the modernization, another four modern and advanced aircraft will join Biman's fleet by 2019 to make strong its footprint," added Belayet.

As a state-own entity, Biman cannot fully concentrate on business, it has to keep in mind the service for people, he added.

Belayet also assured the journalists of extending all out support from Biman for their professional development in aviation sector.

Later, the director administration distributed certificates amongst the participants. Biman General Manager (Public Relations) Shakil Meraj conducted the ceremony.

BATC Principal Dr Partha Kumar Pandit and Aviation Journalist Forum President Nadira Kiron and Secretary Ishtiaq Husain, among others, were also present.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)