M Humayun Kabir: Ten journalists from print, electronic media and news agency have been awarded Tourism Fellowship 2018 for their significant contributions to the development of tourism sector.
Bangladesh Tourism Board (BTB) and Aviation and Tourism Journalists’ Forum of Bangladesh (ATJFB) jointly arranged the fellowship, reports UNB.
Acting Secretary of Civil Aviation and Tourism Ministry M Mohibul Haque handed over the certificates and cheques of Tk 60,000 each at a function at the Jatiya Press Club in the city yesterday.
The fellowship recipients are AKM Moinuddin (UNB), Masud Rumi (Daily Kalerkantho), Jamal Uddin (Daily Ittefaq), Altaf Hossain (Daily Samokal), Emrul Kawser Emon (Daily Bhorer Dak), Tawhidul Islam (Bhorer Dak), Ziaul Haq Sabuj (Bangla Vision), Imtiaz Ahmed (Somoy TV), Dinar Sultana (BTV) and Farhana Neela (Mohona TV).
BTB Chief Executive Officer M Jahangir Hossain, The Bangladesh Monitor Editor Kazi Wahidul Alam, Tour Operators Association of Bangladesh (TOAB) Director Taufiq Rahman, Deputy Manager (PR) Bangladesh Tourism Board Akhtar Ahamed, ATJFB President Nadira Kiran and general secretary Tanzim Anwar, among others, spoke at the programme.
The speakers acknowledged that the reporting will help the government and policymakers take proper policy initiatives.