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Khulna Newsprint Mill to reopen: Hasan

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 05:23 PM, 24 September 2021   Updated: 06:58 PM, 24 September 2021

Khulna Newsprint Mill to reopen: Hasan

Khulna Newsprint Mill to reopen: Hasan

Information and Broadcasting Minister Dr. Hasan Mahmud today said Khulna Newsprint Mill will be reopened.

The minister came up with the development while handing over cheques of grants to 75 journalists on behalf of the Journalist Welfare Fund at the conference room of Khulna Deputy Commissioner on Friday noon.

He said the owners of big newspapers can import newsprint from abroad but the owners of small newspapers cannot do that, for them Khulna Newsprint Mill will be re-opened.

Regarding the grant, the Information Minister said that this grant is not for those who are well-off and healthy. This grant for those who were fired during the corona period and are not getting salary. 

Khulna City Corporation Mayor Talukder Abdul Khaleq, District Council President Sheikh Harun Aur Rashid, Dhaka Journalists Union President and local journalist leaders were present. Khulna Deputy Commissioner Moniruzzaman Talukder presided over the function.

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