Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha

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Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)
Native name
বাংলাদেশ সংবাদ সংস্থা (বাসস)
TypeNational News Agency
IndustryNews agency
FoundedJanuary 1972
HeadquartersDhaka, Bangladesh
Key people
Abul Kalam Azad (MD and CEO)

Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS) is Bangladesh's national news agency and was established on January 1, 1972, by government order soon after its independence from Pakistan.[1] Abul Kalam Azad is the current managing director and chief editor of the agency.[2]


  1. ^ Ahmed, Helal Uddin (2012). "News Agencies". In Islam, Sirajul; Jamal, Ahmed A. (eds.). Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.
  2. ^ "Managing Director and Chief Editor's Profile". BSS News. Archived from the original on 22 May 2018. Retrieved 19 July 2016.