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Bangladesh is going to Observe 5th World Radio Day: Radio in Times of Emergency and Disaster 13 February, 2016

5th World Radio Day 2016 is going to be observed in local and national level in Bangladesh on 13 February 2016. In the mean while, all radio station like Public Service Broadcasting, Private Broadcasting and Community Broadcasting are preparing them for celebrating the day 5th time in Bangladesh.The theme for this fourth edition is Radio in Times of Emergency and Disaster.

In this occasion, Public Service Broadcasting, Private Broadcasting and Community Broadcasting initiators will arrange a Colorful Rally, Seminar, Cultural Program and Antic Radio Set Exhibition at local and national level. Representative from media, practitioners, civil society members, administration and delegates from different level of the society will be invited in the event. Besides, 12 Bangladesh Betar (Radio) regional stations, 14 Private FM radio stations and 16 Community Radio stations in outside Dhaka will organize colourful rally and seminar on the occasion.

Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication (BNNRC) has started advocacy process on observing the world radio day in Bangladesh on 13 February in collaboration with public service Broadcasting, Commercial broadcasting & Community Broadcasting at local and national level. As a result World Radio Day Observation National Committee was formed to observe the day locally & nationally by Ministry of Information, People’s Republic of Bangladesh.