6th SAFMA confce begins tomorrow
The sixth regional conference of South Asian Free Media Association (SAFMA) will begin in Colombo, Sri Lanka tomorrow.
This time the theme is 'Media peace and poverty alleviation'.
Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa will inaugurate the conference as the chief guest while noble laureate Prof Muhammad Yunus will be the keynote speaker, SAFMA source said.
A total of 150 journalists from eight SAARC member countries will attend the event.
A sixteen-member Bangladesh media delegation led by SAFMA President Reazuddin Ahmed left Dhaka yesterday evening for Colombo to attend the conference.