Chief Secretary to the Treasury and East Ham MP, Stephen Timms, officially opened Bangla Post's new offices in Bethnal Green on Friday 1 June, along with the Bangladesh High Commissioner.
Speaking after the launch, Stephen Timms said "I have recently had the opportunity to visit Bangladesh and I welcome the ever increasing connection between our two nations, which Bangla Post plays an important role in facilitating. Earlier today, I visited Royal Bengali Airlines who soon hope to offer direct flights from London to Sylhet - a development that will be of benefit to both of our economies."
Bangla Post is a weekly Bengali newspaper which is circulated in the UK, France, and Bangladesh. The opening of the new offices was attended by over thirty members of East London's Bengali community.Bangla Post publishes community, national and international news.