Citycell, New Age sign memo for ‘Paper for People’Staff Correspondent
Mobile operator Citycell and New Age on Sunday signed a memorandum of understanding by way of which the newspaper will be distributed to certain people, including students.
Under the initiative called ‘Paper for People,’ New Age will also bring out on special monthly supplements containing the feedback of readers on topics highlighted by the newspaper.
The Citycell chief
executive officer, Mehboob Chowdhury, and the New Age editor, Nurul Kabir, signed the memorandum at New Age office.
The New Age publisher, ASM Shahidullah Khan, also the chairman of the newspaper’s
editorial board and Citycell’s corporate communications and public relations head Taslim Ahmed
and communication marketing head Tanzin
Huq, among others, attended.
Mehboob on the occasion said that the objective of the initiative was primarily to help the young generation, particularly students, to learn
English which will ultimately help build a prosperous nation.
‘Under the initiatives, New Age will distribute the newspaper to students of different educational institutions across the country,’ Mehboob said.
Stressing the need for learning English, the editor said, ‘Given the present global context, the
young generation must know English to know how different nation states
are going forward so that our nation could be taken forward.’
Nurul Kabir thanked Citycell for taking the initiative.
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