Time News Desk: Somvabonar Bangladesh, a social organization arranged an iftar mahfil in honor of journalists at National Press Club on Thursday. The programme turned into reunion.
Editors, senior journalists, journalist leaders and journalists working in various media participated in the Iftar gathering.
Maulana Syed Kamal Uddin Abdullah Jafri, the founder of Bangladesh Islamic University and a prominent scholar was present as the chief guest, former President of Bangladesh Federal Union of Journalists-BFUJ Ruhul Amin Gazi as special guest while Alamgir Mohiuddin, Editor of The Daily Nayadiganta presided over the function, says a press release.
Advocate SM Kamal Uddin, convener of Somvabonar Bangladesh (Possibilities of Bangladesh) and former senior vice-president of Dhaka Bar Association delivered welcome speech and Bangladesh Islamic University Professor Abdul Mannan conducted the programme.
M Abdullah, President of Bangladesh Federal Union of Journalists-BFUJ, Kamal Uddin Sabuj, former President of National Press Club, Nurul Amin Rokon, Secretary General of BFUJ, Mostafa Kamal Majumder, former Editor of The Daily Nation, Kader Gani Chowdhury, President of Dhaka Union of Journalists-DUJ, Abdul Hye Sikder, former President of DUJ, Masumur Rahman Khalili, Deputy Editor of the Daily Nayagidanta, Elahi Newaz Khan, former President of DUJ, former General Secretary of National Press Club Syed Abdal Ahmed, Md. Shahidul Islam, General Secretary of DUJ, Munshi Abdul Mannan, former General Secretary of DUJ, Baker Hossain, Former General Secretary of DUJ, Sardar Farid Ahmed, former General Secretary of DUJ, Vice President of BFUJ Obaidur Rahman Shahin, DUJ Organizing Secretary Khurshid Alam, vice -President Basir Jamal, Organizing Secretary Didarul Alam, Dhaka Reporters Unity (DRU) former Presidents Sakhawat Hossain Badshah and Rafiqul Islam Azad, Crime Reporters Association former president Abu Saleh Akon, former general secretary Azhar Mahmud, news editor of weekly Sonar Bangla Ferdous Ahmed Bhuiyan, former president of Bangladesh Photo Journalists Association AKM Mohsin, Shafiuddin Ahmed Bittu, vice-president Nasim Sikder, general secretary Kajal Hazra were present among others.