Dhaka to host Radio Asia Conference in October

DHAKA, Dhaka will host the 'Asia-Pacific Broadcasting

Union (ABU) Radio Asia Conference and Radio Song Festival-2019' from October 29 to 31.

ABU will arrange the festival in association with Bangladesh Betar and

Bangladesh Television, a handout said.

A meeting of the committee to oversee the overall management of the

upcoming festival was held yesterday at the conference room of the Ministry

of Information with committee Chairperson and State Minister for Information

Dr Murad Hasan in the chair.

The steps so far taken to make the festival a success were discussed in

detail at the meeting.

While reviewing the overall preparation, Dr Murad called upon the members

of the sub-committees formed to arrange the event to discharge their duties


Information Secretary Abdul Malek, Director General of Bangladesh

Television SM Harun-ur-Rashid and Principal Information Officer Surath Kumar

Sarker and representatives of different ministries were present at the


A total of 272 broadcasting organisations from 76 countries are now

enlisted as the members of ABU formed in 1964. ABU is working to promote the

interest of the broadcasting media of the Asia Pacific region as well as

globe through the regional and international corporation.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)