DHAKA, The Information Ministry today signed 'Annual
Performance Agreement (APA)' for 201920 fiscal with 12 subordinate offices
and organizations under its purview to inspire them to deliver result
oriented activities at a ceremony at its conference room at Bangladesh
Information minister Dr Hasan Mahmud and state minister for information Dr
Murad Hasan witnessed the ceremony when information secretary Abdul Malek and
heads of the 12 organizations signed the APAs.
Managing Director and Chief Editor of Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)
signed the APA first on behalf of the national news agency to be followed by
chiefs of other organizations related to the ministry.
The organizations are Bangladesh Television, Bangladesh Film and
Television Institute, Bangladesh Betar, Press Information Department (PID),
National Institute of Mass Communication (NIMCO), Bangladesh Film Development
Corporation (BFDC), Department of Films and Publications, Department of Mass
Communication, Press Institute of Bangladesh (PIB), Bangladesh Film Censor
Boar, Bangladesh Film Archive and Bangladesh Press Council.
Mahmud expected the APAs to ensure the organizations accountability and
bring dynamism in their work and urged them chalk up appropriate work plans.
The APA helps bring dynamism in the activities of the organizations
related to the ministry, he said.
Hasan said the Information Ministry mainly plays regulatory role while the
activities of the organisaitons have a major impact on the government as well
as the entire country.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)