Sunday, September 14, 2008

TWMN – Bhutan concerns newspaper closure

Kathmandu, September 14: The Bhutan Chapter of Third World Media Network (TWMN) has expressed its deep concern towards closure of The Bhutan Jagaran.

Issuing a press statement on Sunday, TWMN – Bhutan Chapter has appealed individuals, donor agencies, international media bodies, well-wishers and Bhutanese living abroad to extend possible financial support to make the newspaper survive.

“The closure of The Bhutan Jagaran will lead to great obstruction in the smooth dissemination of reliable, accurate and independent information to refugee community in Nepal”, reads the statement, adding there is an urgent need to resume the publication of the newspaper.

Source: Bhutan News Service

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