Leaders of Senior and Working Journalist Welfare Council have demanded payment of allowance for senior and working journalists from Journalist Welfare Trust. They also demanded retirement allowance. At 11 o’clock on Sunday yesterday, the speakers of the road meeting organized by senior and working journalists welfare council in the premises of the National Press Club said these demands.
In the meeting held under the chairmanship of Veermuktijoddha AKM Karam Ali, president of Veteran and Working Journalist Welfare Parishad, under the chairmanship of General Secretary Shikdar Abdus Salam, among the top leaders of journalists, BFUJ-Bangladesh Federal Union of Journalists President Omar Farooq, Secretary General Deep Azad, former organizing secretary of Dhaka Journalist Union Shahjahan Mia spoke. , member Shahjahan Saju, veteran and veteran journalist welfare council vice president Birmuktijoddha Khorshed Alam, office secretary Mizanur Rahman, publicity and publication editor poet Mohsin Hossain, Md. Abdul Majid, freedom fighter Akon Mosharraf Hossain and others.
Then a colorful rally was held from the National Press Club at 12 noon. Rally Press Club, Paltan Mor and surrounding areas. Acting president of Dhaka Journalist Union Manik Lal Ghosh addressed the rally under the leadership of Birmuktijoddha AKM Karam Ali, President of the Parishad.
BFUZ president Omar Farooq said, “We have contacted the Journalist Welfare Trust for senior and working journalists. It has been said that the allowance is arranged from the Journalist Welfare Trust and communication is going on with the appropriate authorities, he said.
Secretary General Deep Azad said, among the eight-point demands of our election, one point was for the retirement allowance of senior journalists. He demanded payment of retirement allowance. Manik Lal Ghosh said, this allowance is a suitable demand for senior journalists. If this demand is implemented, the movement of senior and working journalists and the treatment of sick seniors will be ensured. He also urged the appropriate authorities to implement this reasonable demand.
Baption: BFU President Omar Farooq speaking at the International Veterans Day-2023 road meeting organized by Veterans and Working Journalists Welfare Council yesterday at National Press Club premises.