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YPSA, an organization in Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (UN ECOSOC) since 2013

Director General of Bangladesh Betar visited Radio Sagor Giri FM.99.2

Mr. Kazi Akhtar Uddin Ahmed, Director General of Bangladesh Betar, President of Community Radio Monitoring Committee, Ministry of Information visited Radio Sagor Giri FM.99.2 at Sitakund on 2 September’ 12. He attended a discussion meeting presided by Dr. Aklas Uddin, Advisor while Md. Arifur Rahman, Chief Executive of YPSA and Chief Coordinator of Sagor Giri moderated the meeting.

Station Manager, Md. Shahsultan Shamim presented current and future activities of the station. Mr. Dulal Kumar Pal, Chief Engineer, Mr. Salah Uddin Ahmed, Director and Mr. Naraon Chandra Shil, from Bandesh Betar, Mr. HM B Bazlur Rahman, CEO, BNNRC, Mr. Abdullah Al Baker Bhuiyan, Upazila Chirman of Sitakund, Mr. Nurul Islam, UNO, Sitakund, Mr Shamsuddin Bhuiyan, President, YPSA, and Md Mahbubar Rahman, Director Field Operation, YPSA gave speech in the meeting.

Speakers said, “Sagor Giri broadcasts content that is popular and relevant to a specific audience who is often overlooked by commercial or mass-media broadcasters. Sagor Giri enabling communities to voice their own experiences and to critically examine issues, processes and policies affecting their lives and educating and mobilising communities around development initiatives and strategies that will result in a better life for listeners”