Focus on building an enlightened society: PM urges TV Channels

Bangla Tribune Desk
Published : 10:54, Oct 11, 2018 | Updated : 11:01, Oct 11, 2018

Prime Minister Sheikh HasinaPrime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged the private television channels’ authorities to focus on broadcasting educative contents aimed at building an enlightened society.

 “People enjoy television particularly for recreation which also can play an important role in educating people many things to build their lives and society,” BSS quoted the prime minister as saying on Wednesday.

It’s their responsibility to the society, she said adding that habit of the people is positively changing as many channels are already telecasting educating materials.

PM made the remarks during a meeting with the leaders of Association of Private Television Channel Owners (ATCO) at her Tejgaon office.

She said, “Our goal is to take forward the country through using modern technology. Side by side we want to keep the country out of the influence of any evil force.”

The mass media particularly the television channels have to a due role to play for flourishing education, literature, culture and sports, added the prime minister.

Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu and State Minister for Information Tarana Halim were present in the meeting among others.