Dr.Dipu Siddiqui:Zafar Wazed Appointed as Director General of Press Institute Bangladesh (PIB) for Third Ter
On Tuesday, April 25th, the Ministry of Public Administration issued a notification appointing senior journalist Zafar Wazed as the Director General of Press Institute Bangladesh (PIB) for a third term. The appointment was made in accordance with the Press Institute Bangladesh (PIB) Act of 2018, which allows for the continuation of current appointees under similar conditions. Wazed’s contractual appointment will be for a period of one year from April 21st, 2023, or the date of joining.
Wazed was first appointed as Director General of PIB in 2019, receiving a contract-based recruitment for two years. He was later reappointed for an additional two years in 2021, and his contractual recruitment expired on April 20th. However, in accordance with the PIB Act of 2018, Wazed has been appointed for another year in the same position.
As a senior journalist with a wealth of experience, Wazed’s reappointment is expected to benefit the PIB greatly. His previous two terms as Director General have been marked by his commitment to promoting high-quality journalism and providing support to journalists throughout Bangladesh. With his extensive knowledge and expertise, Wazed is well-equipped to lead the PIB and uphold its mission to promote ethical journalism and freedom of the press in Bangladesh.
Zafar Wazed, a distinguished journalist, has been praised for his reappointment as the Director General of Press Institute Bangladesh (PIB) for the third consecutive term. Professor Dr. Nazmul Ahsan Kalimullah, the Founder President of the National Election Observation Council(JANIPOP) and Dr. Dipu Siddiqui, the Chairman of the Department of Education at Royal University of Dhaka and Country Director of Millennium Television USA, sent their congratulatory message. They expressed their belief that PIB will achieve unparalleled success under the guidance of a renowned, truthful, and dauntless journalist like Zafar Wazed.