1. Bashundhara Group donates Tk 0.5m for journos’ welfareCountry’s leading conglo-merate, Bashundhara Group Chairman AhmedAkbar Sobhan, Saturday donated Tk 5 lakh to Brahmanbaria Press Club members’welfare fund.BG Finance Adviser Moynal Hossain Chowdhury handed over a cheque for Tk 5 lakh tothe journalists’ leaders at a function held at the press club at noon.SM Sirajul Islam, member of the welfare fund, presided over the function while the BGfinance adviser addressed it as chief guest.Former deputy minister and editor of Dainik Dindarpan Humayun Kabir, Press Clubpresident Syed Mizanur Reza, general secretary Riaz Uddin Jami, former presidentMohammad Arzu, among others, spoke on the occasion.Addressing the function, Moynal Hossain said, “Bashundhara Group has an attraction onBrahmanbaria. That’s why the company has provided financial support for the welfare ofthe journalists. The flow of assistance will continue in the future.”In his speech, Riaz Uddin Jami said Bashundhara Group is working for the welfare of thejournalists across the country.“The BG provided financial assistance to the journalists for their welfare,” Jami said,adding that the company has close relation with the people in Brahmanbaria.He mentioned that local journalists will be grateful to Bashundhara Group forcontributing to their welfare fund.Mohammad Arzu said the steps taken by Bashundhara Group to help journalists are rare.Press Club president Syed Mizanur Reza also expressed his gratitude to BashundharaGroup for providing financial support.The speakers also said Bashundhara Group was playing important roles in the nationaleconomy.They invited Bashundhara Group Chairman Ahmed Akbar Sobhan to visit BrahmanbariaPress Club. 2. While delivering his speech as the chief guest, Moynal Hossain said, “All people of thedistrict seem to be my own people as I feel deep attraction for my motherland. The groupwill be happier if it helps you more.”While commemorating his childhood days in the district, he became emotional.Later, he visited the Press Club and talked to journalists. The journalists’ leaders thankedthe group authority for extending the hands of support to them.