Journalists should unite forgetting differences : Press Council Chairman

Published : 11 Sep 2022 08:25 PM | Updated : 11 Sep 2022 08:25 PM

Bangladesh Press Council Chairman Justice Md. Nizamul Haque Nasim said, "Professional journalists should forget their differences and unite to prevent op-journalism. The Press Council is working to create a supportive environment for improving the quality of journalists. Professional journalists should follow the 25 code of conduct and principles of the Press Council."

He said this while speaking as the chief guest at the training workshop organized by Bangladesh Press Council for print and electronic media journalists of Cox's Bazar district at Hilldown Circuit House on Sunday (September 11) morning.

Secretary of Press Council Shah Alam, Member Freedom Fighter ZI Khan Panna, General Secretary of Cox's Bazar Press Club spoke at the workshop held under the chairmanship of Additional Deputy Commissioner Nasim Ahmed. Mujibul Islam veteran journalist Mumtaz Uddin Bahari, assistant information officer Mizanur Rahman and police officer Golam Kabir.

 Brave freedom fighter ZI Khan Panna said, journalists should dream. You must write with courage. Because without courage no war can be successful Remember nothing is stronger than a pen. Meanwhile there is more corruption. 

Therefore, not everyone is responsible for this. Badi does not mean Cox's Bazar. Guti cannot be defeated by a few people. 

There must be no compromise against drugs and terrorism. Must be for democracy and peace. For this, public opinion needs to be developed."

40 journalists from various print and electronic media participated in the day-long workshop. Later certificates were distributed among the trainees.