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Sylhet newspapers to suspend publication over coronavirus

Sylhet Office  :  Sylhet-based editors have decided to stop the publication of newspapers as coronavirus cases surged in Bangladesh, according to a statement released on Tuesday.

The suspension will be effective from Thursday. The statement signed by Sylheter Dak Editor Abdul Hye.  cited a looming “transport difficulty” as Bangladesh has moved to ban public transports across the country.

The publication of newspapers will remain suspended until further notice. At least 13 newspapers are published out of Sylhet.

“The newspapers having websites will continue online operations on a limited scale,” said Wahidur Rahman Wahid Managing Editor of Daily Sylheter Dak.