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Journo Shahriar Shahid remembered

 Staff Correspondent :: staff-correspondent

 Published: 08:33 PM, 28 November 2018   Updated: 08:33 PM, 28 November 2018



A memorial meeting on Shahriar Shahid, Managing Editor of state-run news agency Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS) who passed away on November 17, was held here on Wednesday.

Former Dhaka University Vice-chancellor and its Mass Communication and Journalism department teacher Prof AAMS Arefin Siddique was the chief guest at the commemorative meeting held at the Jatiya Press Club (JPC) with JPC General Secretary Farida Yasmin in the chair.

Friends and fellows of the late journalist from the DU Mass Communication and Journalism department and relatives arranged the programme.

GTV Editor-in-Chief Syed Ishtiaque Reza, Prof Robayet Ferdous, Prof Mofizur Rahman and Associate Professor Abdur Razzaque Khan of the DU Mass Communication and Journalism department, UNB Editor Mahfuzur Rahman, Dainik Bangladesher Khabar Editor Azizul Islam Bhuiyan, Shahriar Shahid's classmates Nazma Binte Alamgir, General Manager of Bangladesh Export Processing Zones Authority, senior journalist Swapan Kumar Saha and AB Bank Vice-president Shawkat Aziz, among others, spoke on the occasion.

Shahriar Shahid, a permanent member of the Jatiya Press Club, breathed his last at Apollo Hospitals Dhaka on November 17 after suffering from heart-related complications.

Daily Bangladesh/Sohug