Dhaka plans education TV channel

May 21st, 2008 - 2:52 pm ICT by admin  

Dhaka, May 21 (IANS) The second channel of the state-run Bangladesh Television (BTV) is to be converted into a 24-hour educational channel with a view to boost distance learning, the government has announced. Education Adviser (minister) Hossain Zillur Rahman Tuesday said the information ministry would be starting the channel “as early as possible”, The Daily Star reported.

This would be the first educational channel in Bangladesh that has had a plethora of private entertainment channels in recent years.

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