The Daily Sun steps into the eleventh year of its publication on Saturday, completing a decade of objective journalism.
In the last one decade, the newspaper gained place in minds of readers at home and abroad maintaining accuracy in news production for print and online versions.
The Daily Sun, a concern of the country’s leading business conglomerate Bashundhara Group, started its journey in 2010.
Marking the tenth anniversary of the Daily Sun, President Md Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina greeted the newspaper.
In a message, Bashundhara Group Chairman Ahmed Akbar Sobhan said the Daily Sun has made a place in this competitive market with many exclusive news reports, editorials and commentaries which throw light on important issues of the country.
Bashundhara Group Managing Director Sayem Sobhan Anvir is scheduled to inaugurate the daylong celebration on a limited scale at the newspaper’s head office amid the corona pandemic on Saturday morning.
In the tenth anniversary supplement, the Daily Sun focused on philosophy of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on a wide range of issues, including politics, economy, governance, foreign policy, education and culture, which is immensely valuable and needs to be visited and revisited.
The 48-page supplement titled ‘Mujib the Immortal’ featured with write-ups from Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, her younger sister Sheikh Rehana, veteran politician Tofail Ahmed and other top tinkers in different sectors.
The news gathering operations of the Daily Sun got a momentum as seasoned journalist Enamul Hoque Chowdhury took charge of Editor’s Office of the newspaper.
Meanwhile, there are many feathers added to the crown of the newspapers as achieved title of ‘second most circulated English newspaper’ in the country according to official data.
Daily Sun Editor Enamul Hoque Chowdhury said the success story of the newspaper strengthens our commitment and inspires us to reiterate our pledge for the kind of journalism that we pursued over the years.
“The Daily Sun is now dominating stand as second player and it will clinch top position in future,” he added.
From the first day of commencing news gathering operations on the day in 2010, the newspaper has been maintaining innovation in news production and courageous journalism.
Alongside print version, the Daily Sun produced real time news on internet edition (daily-sun.com) with vibrant presence on social media. As of Friday, around 255 thousand internet users are connected to Facebook page of the Daily Sun.