The information and Broadcasting Minister came to the BTV office in Rampura in the afternoon for the day-long program. Hassan Mahmud. Answering the questions of the journalists after the program, he said, Bangladesh Television started its journey in 1974. It is the first Bengali language TV channel in the subcontinent and in the whole world. Television was also introduced in India after us. So BTV is an ancient channel.
The Information Minister said that 45 TV channels have been licensed in the country by the hands of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, 31 TV channels are on air and the rest are waiting to be aired.
He said that many of the people who are running the private televisions in Bangladesh and the reputed TV journalists are handcuffed in Bangladesh Television. That is why BTV is the home of television channels. Now BTV has four channels and we are going to launch 6 more channels before the next parliamentary elections. BTV, BTV Chittagong, and Sangsad BTV are all three terrestrial channels except cable networks and cable networks can be seen all over the country. At the same time, everyone around the world can see through mobile apps.