Noida: “Seven years back we decided to carved out an International Day of Journalism on 12th February as there was no day mentioned for the oldest profession on earth by even United Nations,” said Sandeep Marwah President of Global Festival of Journalism while opening the poster of International Journalism Day.
“Earlier we have been celebrating 21st June as International Yoga Day and 2nd April as Asian Unity Day. These are other two very important dates we have contributed to the World calendar,” added Marwah.
The poster was released by H.E. Michael Aaron N. N. Oquaye Esq (Jnr) High Commissioner of Ghana to India, veteran journalist Ved Pratap Vaidik, Dr.Xiaoxian Zhu from Teesside University UK, Kumar Mohan Editor Complete Cinema from Mumbai, renowned PR Consultant Himanshu Zhunzhunwala, Madhavi Advani Director International Children;s Film Forum, Dipak K Ghosh renowned painter, Actor Ekta Jain and educationist Padmini Prameshwaran.
“Marwah is full of new ideas, and he knows how to execute them. I appreciate the formation of 12th February as the International Day of journalism,” said H.E. Michael Aaron High Commissioner of Ghana to India.