Golam Sarwar is the Editor of Shamakal, Bangla Daily from Dhaka.
In an interview with Voice of America, Golam Sarwar reviews the achievements and failures in 2009 as well as looks forward to 2010 as a more promising year.
He particularly mentions about Bangladesh's return to democracy through a fair election and said that despite several hurdles, including the BDR Revolt in February 2009, the government in Bangladesh is trying to fulfill its promises.
He considers President Obama's election to office as a great event for the entire world, as well as Bangladesh where people followed US Presidential election with keen interest. He still sees global terrorism and militancy as a great threat to world peace.