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Nadeem Qadir joins The Asian Age
Eminent journalist Nadeem Qadir has joined the Asian Age team as Roving Editor.
Until recently, he was Minister Press at the Bangladesh High Commission in London.
Qadir brings with him years of experience of working with the international media, including Agence France-Press, Reader’s Digest magazine and Press Trust of India.
A leading media personality, Qadir has also worked for television channels as an anchor and news presenter, starting from Ekushey Television to ATN News, and as Consulting Editor for the Kolkata-based TV South Asia.
He was on a two-year contract with the government as the Minister Press and returned home in October 2017 after serving in that position for a few additional months.
Nadeem Qadir is so far the only Bangladeshi journalist to have won the prestigious UN Dag Hammarskjold Memorial Fellowship.
His father – Lt Col M Abdul Qadir – is a martyr of the 1971 Independence War after whom Qadirabad Cantonment in Natore is named. His mother – late Hasna Hena Qadir – was a founding member of the Ekatturer Ghatok Dalal Nirmul Committee.
He did his graduation and post-graduation from University of Dhaka on International Relations.
He has six books to his credit and writes columns for several publications.