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)