Finance minister AHM Mustafa Kamal unveiled the cover of the new book of writer, journalist, recitation artiste and corporate personality Uday Hakim titled ‘Rohossomoy Adam Pahar’ (Mysterious Adam’s Peak) on Monday.
The book is a travelogue written about Adams Peak, a beautiful and fascinating place in Sri Lanka. It takes the total number of the writer’s published books to seven.
The finance minister unveiled the book’s cover at his office in the ministry of planning in the capital.
Joint-chief of the ministry of finance Farid Aziz, executive director of Walton SM Zahid Hassan, writer Uday Hakim, proprietor of Anindya Prokash Afzal Hossain and senior journalist Enayet Ferdous, among others, were present on the occasion.
The book is available at the on-going Ekushey Book Fair at stall number 31 of Anindya Prokash at Suhrawardy Udyan.
The 144-page book has primarily been priced at Tk.300. Bayzid Ahmed has designed the cover of the book.
Uday Hakim was born on March 25 in 1975 at Bordhonpara village under Mirzapur Upazila of Tangail District. After obtaining his graduation and post-graduation degrees in mass communication and journalism from Dhaka University, he worked for more than a decade in different national Bangla dailies and TV channels including Prothom Alo, Amar Desh, Kaler Kantha, Channel-i and CSB Television.
Uday Hakim joined Walton Group in 2010 where he is now working as executive director. He is also the advisory editor of risingbd.com.
From his childhood, he loves to write and travel. He has already visited over 30 countries and wrote a lot of travelogues. Famous Indian-Bengali singer Nachiketa has released an album with songs written by Uday Hakim.
He is also a part-time lecturer at the journalism, communication and media studies department of the State University. In addition, he is a member of several organisations like The Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry and Dhaka Reporters’ Unity, associate member of National Press Club and Tangail Press Club etc.
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