Memorial meeting for journalist Quamrul Islam Chowdhury tomorrow
DHAKA, Sept 21, 2023 (BSS) - A memorial meeting remembering senior journalist and former news editor of national news agency Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS) Quamrul Islam Chowdhury will be held at 4pm at the Jatiya Press Club (JPC) here tomorrow.
The meeting, organized by Forum of Environmental Journalists of Bangladesh (FEJB), will be held at the Tofajjal Hossain Manik Mia Hall of the JPC on Friday at 4pm, family sources said.
Quazi Shahnaz, wife of the late journalist, has requested his friends, colleagues and well-wishers to be present at the meeting to reminisce his memories and pray for the eternal peace of his departed soul.
Quamrul, the pioneer of environmental journalism in Bangladesh, died of liver ailment at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) Hospital on May 2 this year.
He served as the former general secretary of Jatiya Press Club and earned his repute as a financial journalist as he made his debut in the 'Daily Sangbad'.
He was also the general secretary and president of FEJB and represented Bangladesh in several international conferences on environment and climate change at home and abroad.