“Cox's Bazar senior journalist Abdul Monaim Khan, who died of coronavirus, was a shining example of honest journalism. If you want to be an honest journalist, you have to follow Monaim Khan. Monaim Khan was one of the few journalists in Cox's Bazar who worked honestly and never set foot on the path of dishonesty.”
Speakers said these at the commemoration meeting and doa mahfil for journalist held at Cox's Bazar Press Club on Saturday.
The speakers further said that there is no one in Cox's Bazar with whom Abdul Monaim Khan can be compared. Not only was he an honest journalist, he was also a person with good heart and manners. GAM Ashek Ullah, Assistant Secretary General of the Bangladesh Federal Union of Journalists (BFUJ), delivered the keynote address at a memorial meeting chaired by Union President Mamtaz Uddin Bahari and conducted by General Secretary Anshar Hossain.
Also spoke at the meeting were SM Aminul Haque Chowdhury, Founding Member of Cox's Bazar Press Club, Muhammad Nurul Islam, Former President and Researcher of Journalists Union Cox's Bazar, Shamsul Haque Sharek, Special Correspondent of Daily Inquilab, Kamal Hossain Azad, Senior Journalist, Hasanur Rashid, Former General Secretary of Union and Daily Himchhari Editor, NTV Representatives Ikram Chowdhury Tipu, Abu and others.
Hafez Abul Manzur, President of Ramu Writers Forum and Islamic Leader, recited and translated the Holy Quran at the beginning of the commemoration meeting.