t is not wise to depend only on agricultural products; rather we have to promote setting up more factories and industries here for its economic development. In this regard journalists have to come forward with positive role in disseminating necessary information related to trade and business.
Deputy Commissioner of Dinajpur A M Saiful Hasan said it while addressing the closing and certificate giving ceremony of 5-day training course on local trade and economic reporting held in the Chamber of Commerce conference room today. With the support of European Union, development organization CCD and Economic Journalist Network (EJ Net)-Dinajpur jointly arranged this training course.
Speakers also said, Dinajpur is very famous for its historical and ancient glorious architectural spots and it is easily possible to attract more tourists to this area. It will create employment scope of many poor people including women and youth. Moreover, here is much potential of growing light and heavy agro-based industries for the economic development of this area, they added.
Presided over by Convenor of EJ Net-Dinajpur Nurul Huda Dulal, the function was attended by President of Dinajpur Chamber of Commerce and Industries Rafiqul Islam, President of Dinajpur Press Club Chitto Ghosh and Secretary Golam Nabi Dulal as special guests. Among others Member Secretary of EJ Net-Dinajpur Shah Alam Shahi and Project Coordinator of CCD A H M Abdul Hai addressed the function.
Media Consultant of the Thomson Foundation Hazel Duffy, Senior Facultu Member of Rajshahi Krishi Unnayan Bank (RAKUB) Training Institute A B Siddique, CCD Director G M Mourtoza conducted different technical sessions in the training course.
A total of 18 journalists of different regional and national newspapers working in Dinajpur took part in the course.