Journalist Zafar Wazed joins as Director General of PIB

Journalist Zafar Wazed joins as Director General of PIB

PIB DG in-charge and Additional Secretary of the Information Ministry Mir Md Nazrul Islam handed over the charge to the newly appointed DG at a function at the PIB office in the city, said a press release.

Speaking on the occasion, Zafar Wazed vowed to transform the PIB into an international standard institution and complete the unfinished works of immediate past DG late Md Shah Alamgir.Immediate past president of the Jatiya Press Club Shafiqur Rahman, MP, Bangladesh Federal Union of Journalists (BFUJ) Molla Jalal, Dhaka Union of journalists (DUJ) Sohel Haider Chowdhury and PIB Director Md Ilias Bhuian, among others, spoke on the occasion.

On April 17, the government appointed Zafar Wazed as the director general of the PIB for two years following the death of its DG and senior journalist Shah Alamgir on February 28, 2019.

Zafar Wazed was a member of Dhaka University Central Students’ Union. He is also a former students’ representative at the senate of Dhaka University.

Born in Cumilla, Zafar Wazed served in different capacities in different dailies, including Daily Janakantha, Banglabazar Patrika and The Daily Muktakantha.

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