Nurul Islam, a veteran Broadcaster in Bangla passed away on Saturday in a London suburb.
Nurul Islam had more than fifty years of experience in Radio and TV. Mr Islam joined VOA in the late nineteen seventies and was with VOA for about a couple of years. He was the first Bengali news reader of the erstwhile Pakistan.
Nurul Islam also worked in the Department of Films & Publication in the then Pakistan. Later he joined British Broadcasting Corporation and lived in London.
Some of his close associates Ziaur Rahman , Sarkar Kabiruddin and Anis Ahmed remember him with profound respect and pay homage to this legendary broadcaster.