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Joint production films to remain postponed till new policy

DHAKA, July 9, 2017 (BSS) - Information Ministry has taken a decision that the joint production movies will remain postponed till formulation of new policy for the sake of the country's film industry.

The ministry also took two more decisions- formulation of new policy for making joint production films after making the existing one time-befitting and buying of 50 HD (high definition) projectors under supervision of Film Development Corporation to add these at projection activities of cinema halls, said a press release.

The decisions were taken at a meeting between the ministry and representatives of film community at the ministry today.

Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu joined the meeting as the chief guest with Information Secretary Martuza Ahmed in the chair.

As representatives of film community actor Faruk and Film Artistes' Association president Misha Saudagar presented a cluster of proposals in the meeting.

Bangladesh Television Director General SM Harun-or-Rashid, Information Ministry Additional Secretary Md Manjur Rahman, Bangladesh Film Development Corporation Managing Director Tapan Kumar Ghosh, Film Censor Board Vice-Chairman Md Zakir Hossain, film community members Delwar Hossain Jhantu, Khorshed Alam Khasru, Musfiqur Rahman Guljar, Badiul Alam Khokan, actors Riaz and Zayed Khan, among others, were present on the occasion.