The colleagues Kawsar Chowdhury, Senior Staff Reporter of Dainik Sylheter Dak, has organised a
press conference to raise fund for his treatment. He has been suffering from Liver and Kidney
conditions for a long time. Journalists from electronic and press media and representatives from
various community organisations took part in the press conference which took place on 2 nd of May.
Guests who were present at Micro Business Centre committed 30 lakh Taka for the destitute
journalist on the spot. Founding President of London Bangla Press Club and Senior Vice President of
British Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce Mohib Chowdhury presided over the meeting and Chief
Reporter of Channel S Mohammed Jubair conductedit. Ibrahim Khalil, Senior Reporter of Chanel S
and Co-ordinator of Kawsar Chowdhury Treatment fund delivered the welcoming speech.
Editor of weekly Desh and member of Fundraising Working Committee Taysir Mahmud read out the
written statement to the audience.
Other journalists and guests who addressed the audience included Managing Director of Channel S
Taj Chowdhury; Chief Executive of Chanel I Reja Ahmed Foysol Chowdhury Shueb; Managing
Director of NTV Europe Mostofa Sarwar Babu, Editor of Weekly London Banlga K M Abu Taher
Chowdhury, former Deputy Mayor of Tower Hamlets Council Ohid Ahmed, former Mayor Abdul Aziz
Shardar, Barrister Najrul Khasru, Chairman of Brick Lane Mosque Trust Sajjad Miah, Finance Director
of BBCCI and Chairman of JMG Cargo Monir Ahmed, Director of BBCCI and UNB UK representative
Shafiqul Islam, News Editor of Weekly Janomot Musleh Uddin Ahmed, General Secretary of Probashi
Balaganj-Osmani Nagar Adorsha Upozilla Shomity Abdul Qayum, President of Bianibazar Thana
Welfare Association Jahangir Khan, prominent businessman M A Matin, Editor of Weekly Euro
Bangla Abdul Munem Jahedi Karol, Secretary of Bangladeshi Teacher’s Association Kamran Basit,
Chair of Jalalabad Probashi Kalyan Parishad Ashiqur Rahman, Chair of Iqra International Abdul Haque
Habib, prominent businessman Shah Munim, Chansel S’s News Presenter Dr. Zaki Rezwana Anwar,
Organising Secretary of London Bangla Press Club Motiur Rahman Chowdhury, Community Secretary
Ahad Chowdhury Babu, Assitant Editor of London Bangla Akbar Hossain, Chairman of Royal Regency
Abdul Bari, Director of Air Express Shumon Ahmed, Managing Diector of Chef Online Munim Salik,
Director of Hamlets Training Centre Jamal Ahmed, Head of Programmes of Channel S Farhan Masud
Khan, News Editor Kamal Mehdi, Head of Charity of Iqra Bangla Television Abu Saleh Mohammod
Masum, Poet Shihabuzzaman Kamal, Community Activists Forhad Hossain Tipu, Jamal Ahmed Khan,
Pavel Chowdhury, Nasir Uddin, Businessman Afaz Miah, Assistant Editor of Londonbdnews24.com
Jakir Hossain Kois, Chief Reporter of NTV Europe Akram Hossain, Chief Cameraperson of Channel S
Rejaul Karim Mridha, Md Kawsar of Bangla TV, Abdur Rashid of Channel I Europe, Ekhlasur Rahman
of ATN Bangla UK and others.