A meeting was held on 12 January, 2014 at the conference room of Bangladesh Betar ( Radio) to discuss on the observance of 3rd World Radio Day in Bangladesh 2014. The meeting was organized by 3rd World Radio Day Observation National Committee in Bangladesh. Mr. Kazi Akhtar Uddin Ahmed, Convenor, World Radio Day Observation National Committee and Director General of Bangladesh Betar (Radio) presided over the meeting.
Mr. Kazi Akhtar Uddin Ahmed presented the importance of 3rd World Radio Day and its goal, objectives, significance and the proposed activities during its observance in Bangladesh. Representatives from Private Radio Stations, Community Radio Stations, Bangladesh Betar (Radio) and International Broadcasters in Bangladesh attended in the meeting. It has been decided to organize:
- National seminar on 3rd World Radio Day at Conference Room of Bangladesh Betar , Agargaon Office, Sher – e- on 13 February,
- A grand rally, which will be started from the Shahbagh of Dhaka city.
- Cultural Program
- Provide award to radio personalities
- Publish special supplementary in national daily news paper &
- Publish booklet on 3rd World Radio Day
Besides, 12 Bangladesh Betar (Radio) regional stations and 14 Community Radio stations in outside Dhaka decided to organize colourful rally and seminar on the occasion.
Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication (BNNRC) has started advocacy process on observing the world radio day in Bangladesh on 13 February in collaboration with public service Broadcasting, Commercial broadcasting & Community Broadcasting at local and national level. As a result World Radio Day Observation National Committee was formed to observe the day nationally by Ministry of Information, People’s Republic of Bangladesh.