Ariful Sazzad, Planning Editor of News 24 and Fazle Rabbi, senior reporter of ATN Bangla, have been elected president and secretary respectively of Atomic Reporters Bangladesh (ARB) for the 2022-24 term.
The election was held on Friday amid festive mood at a city hotel.
Other office-bearers include Zinnatun Nur Synthia of Bangladesh Protidin (vice president), Debashish Roy of Somoy TV (Joint Secretary), Tanjir Mehedi News Bangla (Treasurer), Mahmudul Hasan of Independent TV (Organising Secretary), Nazmul Likhon of The Bangladesh Post (Communication, training and research secretary) and Eyamin Sajid of The Business Standard (Office Secretary).
Executive committee members are -- Muzaherul Hoque of 71 Television, Abul Kalam Azad of BBC Bangla and Hasan Azad of Business Insider.
Chief Election Commissioner and Deputy Chief Reporter of BSS Syed Shukur Ali Shuvo announced the results of the election. Other members of the election commission were Moshiur Rahman Khan, senior reporter of daily Samakal and Ahammad Foyez, Senior Reporter of New Age.
Thanking all members of the organisation for electing him president, Ariful Sazzad said that there is no substitute for the use of science and technology in building a better nation. Nuclear power has added a new dimension to health, agriculture and power sector. ARB will play the role of watchdog in science, technology and nuclear sector.
Atomic Reporters Bangladesh (ARB) is a non-biased, independent and non-profit journalist Organisation in Bangladesh. The journalist who works in the field of Science, Technology & Nuclear are the member of ARB.