Shariful Alam Sumon, special correspondent of Deshrupantor and Faraque Hossain, chief reporter of the Daily Inqilab, were elected as president and general secretary of the Education Reporters Association, Bangladesh (ERAB).
The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the organisation and its election for executive committee for 2023-24 years was held on Thursday at a hotel in Cox's bazar amid festivity.
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The other office bearers are Shelina Sheuly of Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (vice-president), Solamain Salman of New Age (treasurer), Piash Sarker of Daily Manabzamin (joint secretary) and Asif Hasan Kajol of Daily Janakantho (organising secretary) and Abdullah Al Jubair (office and publication secretary).
Moreover, Mir Mohammed Jasim and Erfan Hossain were elected as executive members.
Bangladesh Secretariat Reporters Forum (BSRF) general secretary and ERAB senior member Masudul Hoque conducted the election as chief election commissioner while Saif Sujon and ABS Yeamin were the election commissioners in the polls.
ERAB, an organisation of journalists covering the education sector, is a government registered organisation.