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US envoy meets Hasan Mahmud

US Ambassador to Bangladesh Peter Haas has met with Information and Broadcasting Minister Dr. Hasan Mahmud, MP, and discussed the importance of a free and independent media as the bedrock of democracy.

The two also discussed international concerns about provisions of the Digital Security Act and the proposed regulations for digital, social media, and streaming platforms, said the US Embassy in Dhaka on Thursday.

In the next 50 years and beyond, the United States looks forward to working with Bangladesh to advance common interests in freedom, prosperity, peace, and dignity, according to a message shared on the verified Facebook page of the Embassy.

Source: United News of Bangladesh