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UK envoy visits Dhaka Tribune, emphasises media freedom

  • Published at 08:33 pm February 18th, 2020
UK Envoy visit to Dhaka Tribune
From left: Abak Hussain, Editor, Editorial & Op-Ed, Dhaka Tribune, Tilka Binte Mehtab, Assistant News Editor & Online Editor, Dhaka Tribune, Meher Nigar Jerin, Senior Press Officer and Bengali Spokesperson at British High Commission, Dhaka, Reaz Ahmad, Executive Editor, Dhaka Tribune, Robert Chatterton Dickson, United Kingdom High Commissioner to Bangladesh, Zafar Sobhan, Editor, Dhaka Tribune, A.F.M. Humayun Kabir Bhuiyan, Special Correspondent, Dhaka Tribune, Sabrina Fatma Ahmad, Feature Editor, Dhaka Tribune, Syed Samiul Basher Anik, Senior Reporter & Chief Reporter, Dhaka Tribune Sazzad Hossain/Bangla Tribune

Welcoming the British envoy, Dhaka Tribune Editor Zafar Sobhan briefed him about the activities of the newspaper

United Kingdom High Commissioner to Bangladesh, Robert Chatterton Dickson, put emphasis on the importance of freedom of media in a democracy.

Exchanging views with senior journalists during a visit to the offices of Dhaka Tribune yesterday, he described the country’s media as vibrant and praised the role they play in different aspects of people’s lives.

Welcoming the British envoy, Dhaka Tribune Editor Zafar Sobhan briefed him about the activities of the newspaper.

The Editor and the High Commissioner agreed on possible cooperation between Dhaka Tribune and the UK High Commission on matters of importance for the people.

Following the exchange that covered many contemporary issues, Dickson visited different sections of Dhaka Tribune and interacted with journalists. 

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