Regarding the special recognition, organization’s members handed over the souvenir to Minister Mustafa Jabbar at a function at BIJF secretariat at Janata Tower in the capital on Tuesday, according to handout of the organization.
On behalf of the BIJF executive council, President Mojahedul Islam, Vice President Naznin Nahar, General Secretary Hasan Zakir, Joint Secretary General Mostafizur Rahman Shohag, Treasurer Enamul Karim, executive member Rahitul Islam Ruwel were present on the occasion.
Among others, Asian-Oceanian Computing Industry Organisation (ASOCIO) former President Abdullah H Kafi, Bangladesh Computer Samity President Shahid Ul Munir and TIM Nurul Kabir of AMTOB were also present in the function.
In reaction, Minister Mustafa Jabbar said: “It’s a great honour to me though the organization recognized after a while. I hope, the organization will represent the professional journalism in technology sector,”.
Minister also assured the organization members to continue all kind of support for shake of members’ welfare. In joint statement, President Mojahidul Islam and General Secretary Hasan Zakir mentioned that the BIJF becomes proud to recognize Mr Mustafa Jabbar, pioneer of technology journalism in the country and also father of Bangla computing.
It’s may mention, BASIS and BCS former President Mustafa Jabbar is now serving the nation with a ministerial portfolio at the government on Post, Telecommunications and Information Technology.