Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha

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]

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)


  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.