American expatriate journalist Mallika Muna has been awarded as the best expatriate journalist by Television Reporters Unity of Bangladesh (TRAB). The award was presented to Mallika Muna at the ‘Vista Android TV Trab Music Award 2022’ held at Dhaka Club’s Samson H Chowdhury Auditorium on Wednesday. Barura’s daughter Mallika Muna is working with great dedication as My TV’s America representative. Mallika Muna, who is always devoted to the welfare of the Bengali Committee there, also works with the support of journalist colleagues who travel from Bangladesh to America for various reasons. Mallika Muna, who recently arrived in the country, expressed her happiness on receiving the award from Traub. He said, those of us working abroad for the welfare of the country, trying to uphold the dignity of the country, we do not expect to get anything. I do it out of love for the motherland. Still, Traub’s recognition really moved me. Overall I liked it. It has also increased the sense of responsibility. My best wishes and gratitude to Trab The special program of the event was a discussion session on ‘Bangabandhu, Bangladesh Cultural Movement and Smart Bangladesh’. Trab president Salam Mahmud presided over it. The general secretary of Jatiya Press Club and editor of Bhorer paper Shyamal Dutta, managing director (MD) of Vista Lokman Hossain Akash, journalist leader Molla Jalal, prominent Nazrul Sangeet artist Ferdous Ara, president of Bangladesh Zoology Association Professor Dr. Hamida Khanam, Bachsas President Raju Alim and others Lokman Hossain Akash said, ‘Vista is a new company. We want to contribute to all indicators of country’s progress. We want to walk the path with everyone. I want everyone’s cooperation in this regard. Vista will go far with your help. Shyamal Dutt said, ‘Smart people must be smart to build a smart Bangladesh. To be a smart person, one must be a cultured person. To be a cultured person, you have to be sincere about the sub-branches of culture including music. Fersous Ara said, “Father of the nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman brought Kazi Nazrul Islam to Bangladesh.” He thanked Trab and sponsors for sponsoring cultural activities. Domestic electronics company Vista is making world-class products, said company director and Dhaka Business Editor Uday Hakim. He said, ‘We are making Europe-America quality products. Our main target is to export products abroad across the borders of the country. Vista is marketing the highest quality products in Bangladesh market. In the event, the ‘Vista Android TV- Trab Music Award’ was presented to the talented people including Monir Khan, Alam Ara Minu, Ravi Chowdhury, Mehreen, Fakir Shahabuddin, SD Rubel, Hasan Matiur Rahman, Kamruzzaman Rabbi, Saira Reza and Enamul Kabir Sujan. The program included music and dance performances. Mehreen, Ravi Chowdhury, Alam Ara Minu, Fakir Shahbuddin, SD Rubel, Rabbi, Monir Khan and many others sang.