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ABU will assist BTV Bangladesh in digitalisation

ABU will assist two of its members in Bangladesh in their efforts to digitalise. 

Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu, in a meeting with Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union-ABU Secretary General Dr. Javad Mottaghi last week confirmed that a task force would be formed soon and a roadmap finalised.

The Information Minister said a roadmap would be finalised in a bid to digitalise broadcasting activities of Bangladesh Television and Bangladesh Betar. ABU will extend necessary technology and technical aid in line with that road map.

ABU Secretary General said that his organisation would also give necessary assistance to the two broadcasters in their preparedness to face adverse impact of climate change.

Additional Secretary of the Information Ministry S.M. Mahbubul Alam, Director General of BTV Abdul Mannan, Director General of Bangladesh Betar Kazi Akhteruddin Ahmed also attended the meeting.