RAJSHAHI, March 10 (BSS)- Annual general meeting of Rajshahi Journalists Welfare Fund was held here today with a vow to become united to resist any attack and repression on the journalists community by the opportunists groups.
With Chairman of the fund and Editor of Daily Sonali Sangbad Liakat Ali in the chair, the annual report was presented by Secretary General Rejaul Karim Raju while annual accounts by Director (Finance) and Editor of Daily Dainik Barta SMA Kader.
Most of the working journalists in the city became members of the welfare fund though they are bifurcated in three press clubs and two unions.
The fund was initiated in 2008 with a commitment of extending help to the journalists if he or she faces financial constraints in the days ahead.
In the concluding session, a 15-member biennial committee was elected for 2012-13. Chief Election Commissioner Advocate Abdus Samad declared the panel which was elected uncontested.
Some journalists of both print and electronic media and news agencies were present at the meeting held at Moonlight Garden