Hope and Happiness: In the early hours of Pahela Baishakh of Bengali New Year 1426, The Asian Age members at its office. -AA
Noted US scholar and human rights activist Dr Richard L Benkin made a surprise visit to The Asian Age office, while a colorful program was taking place at the office in the early hours of Pahela Baishakh of Bengali New Year 1426.
Expressing his elation to be a part of the occasion, Richard Benkin said, "I am thrilled and delighted to be a part of this colorful program. I will bear this in my memories and heart for life."
Lauding the role of The Asian Age in Bangladesh, the celebrated author said, I hope The Asian Age will brighten the image of Bangladesh in the global arena through its innovations. To mention, Richard Benkin has been in Dhaka for some days with a view to exploring the cultural beauties of the country.
The Asian Age Editorial Board Chairman M Shoeb Chowdhury, Editor-in-Chief Dr Jesmin Chowd-hury, former Director General of the Depart-ment of Immigration and Passports Md Abdul Mabud PPM, Ambassador Prof NC Bhowmick, journalists and officials of the daily also attended the program. They greeted each other and wished a happy Bengali New Year.
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