Senior journalists at a condolence meeting on Friday said that deaths Bangla daily Samokal editor Golam Sarwar and English daily Financial Express editor AHM Moazzem Hossain made an irreparable loss to the field of journalism in Bangladesh.
They urged young journalists to follow the work and ideals of Golam Sarwar Moazzem to build their journalism carrier.
Jatiya Press Club oganised the condolence meeting at VIP lounge of the club to commemorate the two veteran journalists who died in the first half of August.
Daily Observer editor Iqbal Sobhan Chowdhury said that Golam Sarwar and Moazzem Hossain were two successful editors.
Iqbal, also adviser for information of the prime minister, called on the young journalists to follow the ideals and works of the two late journalists and said that it would be the best way to show respects to their souls.
News Today editor Reazuddin Ahmed said that both Golam Sarwar and Moazzem Hossain were successful editors and worked for establishing rights of the people.
Senior journalist Abed Khan said that the death of the two eminent editors caused an irreparable loss for journalism in Bangladesh.
He called on journalists to write for the oppressed with their courage.
Samokal publisher AK Azad said that Golam Sawar was an editor who liked to stay in the newsroom.
He urged the journalist community not to be influenced by any politics.
Ekusey Television chief executive officer Manjurul Ahsan Bulbul said that the two late journalists were guardians of the country’s journalist community.
Chaired National Press Club president Muhammad Shafiqur Rahman, the meeting was addressed, among others, by its general secretary Farida Yasmin, Bangla daily Jugantar acting editor Saiful Alam, daily Sangbad acting editor Khandaker Muniruzzaman, Samokal acting editor Mustafiz Shafi, late Golam Sarwar’s son Golam Shahrier Ranju and Moazzem Hossain’s son Fahim Hossain.
Bhorer Kagaj editor Shyamol Dutta conducted the programme.