Supplement, Oil & Energy

FERB holds Energy Night 2020

Published : 25 Jan 2020 08:03 PM | Updated : 06 Sep 2020 10:53 PM

Forum for Energy Reporters Bangladesh (FERB) arranged ‘Energy Night 2020’, a biennial get-together function, at Hotel InterContinental Dhaka on Thursday.

FERB is the only national organization of energy reporters in Bangladesh. Against the backdrop of the growing need for information of the energy sector, the FERB was founded on November 27, 2000, by the Dhaka-based energy reporters working for national dailies, news agencies and national and international print and electronic media.

Prime Minister’s Energy Advisor Dr Tawfiq-e-Elahi Chowdhury, State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid, eminent energy experts Dr M Tamim, Dr Ijaz Hossain, Dr Badrul Imam, senior officials of Ministry of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources, top executives of different public and private power and energy companies, senior journalists, energy reporters of different print, electronic and online media attended the function.

FERB Chairman Arun Karmaker welcomed everyone at the ceremony. The organisation’s Executive Director Sadrul Hasan conducted the function. The main commitment of the organization is to enrich the working journalists in the field of energy and power in Bangladesh with facilitating to get information and also helping develop their skills. FERB drew the attention of civil society through developing a public opinion on energy-related issues and also brought a change in the mindset of policy level.