The World Radio Day-2022, a day to rejoice radio as a medium, will likely be noticed within the nation as elsewhere throughout the globe tomorrow, Sunday (February 13) highlighting the significance of radio for making certain free movement of data.
The target of the day is to lift consciousness in regards to the significance of radio, facilitate entry to info by means of radio and improve networking amongst broadcasters with this yr’s theme “Radio and Belief”.
On the eve of the day, President M Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina issued separate messages greeting all involved, together with officers, workers, technicians and viewers of the Bangladesh Betar and wishing all programmes of the day a hit.
In his message, the President mentioned Bangladesh Betar is the most important and conventional mass media within the nation. Swadhin Bangla Betar Kendra, because the second entrance in the course of the Nice Conflict of Liberation in 1971, performed an vital position throughout Liberation Conflict, he mentioned, including that as a proud heir of Swadhin Bangla Betar Kendra, Bangladesh Betar is the principle supply of data, studying and leisure of the folks throughout the nation.
In addition to, Bangladesh Betar is taking part in position vital position in opposition to dowry and adolescent marriage, he mentioned, including that it additionally taking part in position in increasing girls’s schooling and creating mass consciousness about varied social points and pure calamities.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, in her message, termed this yr’s theme of the day- “Radio and Belief” – as time befitting because of Covid-19 pandemic and mentioned radio has gained public belief by disseminating details about the pandemic, steerage and likewise the federal government’s measures taken to deal with the pandemic.
Since its inception on December 16 in 1939, Bangladesh Betar has been taking part in a major position because the strongest medium, she mentioned, including, “It additionally performed an vital position throughout our Conflict of Liberation in 1971”.
“Broadcasting the historic 7 March Speech of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on March 8 ignoring the restriction of the then autocratic rulers, Bangladesh Betar was at all times with the folks in encouraging folks throughout Liberation Conflict and above all in reaching the Independence,” she added.
She mentioned the Awami League authorities performed position in flourishing mass media within the nation. In the course of the 1996-2001 tenure Awami League authorities gave approval to satellite tv for pc tv first time, she mentioned, including that the current authorities has additionally taken steps for flourishing mass media and ICT within the nation.
“We’ve enacted Proper to Info Act 2009 and established Info Fee and formulated Nationwide Broadcasting Coverage 2014,” she mentioned, including that the federal government launched ‘Bangabandhu Satellite tv for pc-1’.
The President and the Prime Minister mentioned, within the new world, Bangladesh Betar has constructed a bridge between the folks and the federal government by means of consciousness, info and packages on prevention of kid marriage and violence in opposition to girls, prevention of terrorism and militancy, consciousness of dengue and corona epidemics and disasters.
Each of them are comfortable to know that Bangladesh Betar celebrated the delivery centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman by means of organizing varied programmes all year long on the event.
They hoped that Bangladesh Betar would proceed its efforts to unfold the beliefs of the Father of the Nation and the spirit of the good liberation battle among the many youth.