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Govt to protect mass media as industry

With a note of assurance to extend all kinds of support to the mass media, Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal today termed the mass media as an industry and said the government is pledge-bound to protect it.

“The mass media is not a small industry… We have to protect the industry”, he said as the chief guest while addressing the second session of a day-long conference organized by the Broadcast Journalist Center (BJC) held at the Teachers Student Center (TSC) of the Dhaka University here.

Praising the role of the media, the finance minister said the media is portraying the achievements of the country before the wo...

OECD upgrades BD country rating by one notch

The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has upgraded its rating for Bangladesh, in a move that should make it easier for local entrepreneurs and banks to secure credit, the country’s central bank governor said on Sunday. Atiur Rahman said the decision was made at a meeting of the Swiss Export Credit Agency last street-children-300x196week, which he attended. He said the OECD, an international group that promotes policies aimed at improving the economic and social well-bring of people around the world, ha...