POST TIME: 10 September, 2018 00:00 00 AM
Nahid for practicing objective journalism

Nahid for practicing 
objective journalism

Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid yesterday urged journalists of both print and electronic media to boost development process of the country, reports BSS.  “We want to practice objective journalism as it will create scope of constructive criticism,” he told a function of Education Reporters Association, Bangladesh (ERAB) at the International Mother Language Institute (IMLI) in the capital, an official release said.

Chairman of University Grants Commission (UGC) of Bangladesh Prof Abdul Mannan, Secretary of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Division Md Sohrab Hossain, Secretary of Technical and Madrasah Education Division Md Alamgir, Director General of Directorate of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Prof Md Mahabubur Rahman, among others, addressed the function with ERAB President Siddiqur Rahman in the chair.

Nahid said, “We welcome constructive criticism from journalists as it can help us take right decision for further development of the education sector.”

He urged the ERAB to extend their support through projecting real picture of education sector to supplement the efforts of the government for achieving Sustainable Development Goal-4. Nahid said despite a number of challenges, Bangladesh has some remarkable and praiseworthy achievements in the education sector.  “Distribution of free textbooks among the students of primary and secondary levels, increased enrolment rate and eradicating gender inequality in primary and secondary education have already been acknowledged in different international forums,” he added.