Info Secy for respecting laws in expressing opinion

DHAKA, Dec 7, 2020 (BSS) – Information Secretary Khwaja Mia today
stressed showing respect to laws in expressing one’s opinion despite
freedom of expression being a fundamental right.

“Although freedom of expression is a fundamental right, everyone
should show respect to laws in expressing his or her opinion,” he told
a view-exchange meeting with the officials of Press Information
Department (PID) at its conference room here, a handout said.

Khwaja Mia assured the public relations officers (PROs) of the
Information Ministry of providing all-out support for performing their
responsibility with optimum professionalism.

He said the PROs must acquire capacity so that they can work keeping
pace with the challenges of globalisation.

Urging media personnel to present authentic information, the
information secretary said the PID must achieve the capacity of
preventing misleading rumours being spread through social media.

Chaired by Principal Information Officer Surath Kumar Sarkar, the
meeting was also addressed by Additional Principal Information Officer
Md Shahenur Miah.


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