Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Bangladesh has completed its local registration in Bangladesh

2014-06-12 Thread Richard Symonds
Indeed - congratulations Wikimedia Bangladesh from all of us here in the UK
:-)

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On 11 June 2014 08:04, Isabella Apriyana isabella.apriy...@wikimedia.or.id
wrote:

 Congratulations, Wikimedia Bangladesh!



 Cheers,


 On Wed, Jun 11, 2014 at 12:33 PM, Subhashish Panigrahi 
 subhash...@cis-india.org wrote:

  Congratulations all of out friends from Bangladesh for this great
 success!
 
  Best!
  Subha
 
   On 11-Jun-2014, at 10:52 am, Arjuna Rao Chavala arjunar...@gmail.com
  wrote:
  
   Hi Tonmoy,
  
  
   On Tue, Jun 10, 2014 at 10:58 PM, Tonmoy Khan tonmoy...@gmail.com
  wrote:
  
   Dear All,
  
  
   It gives me great pleasure to announce that Wikimedia Bangladesh
 (WMBD)
  has
   successfully completed its local registration in Bangladesh. Our
   application for registration was approved by the Registrar of Joint
  Stock
   Companies  Firms - Bangladesh on 9th June, 2014 and I have collected
  the
   certificate of registration today (10th June, 2014).
   Congratulations to you and your colleagues on this important
 milestone. I
   am happy to hear about this, as this used to be a topic of discussion
   between us, when we met for FDC meetings during  the last two years.
  
   Best wishes for the growth of WM Bangladesh
  
   Arjuna Rao Chavala
   Former Cofounder and President, Wikimedia India
   FDC member, 2012-14
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[Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Bangladesh has completed its local registration in Bangladesh

2014-06-10 Thread Tonmoy Khan
Dear All,


It gives me great pleasure to announce that Wikimedia Bangladesh (WMBD) has
successfully completed its local registration in Bangladesh. Our
application for registration was approved by the Registrar of Joint Stock
Companies  Firms - Bangladesh on 9th June, 2014 and I have collected the
certificate of registration today (10th June, 2014).



Wikimedia Bangladesh has been registered under the Societies Registration
Act of Bangladesh  our official name is Wikimedia Bangladesh Foundation.

The registration process was a very long and demanding one, but our
perseverance and determination finally prevailed. It has become very
difficult to get registration of a society/foundation in Bangladesh as the
incumbents have to have security clearance from the National Security
Intelligence (NSI) of Bangladesh, which is very difficult to get if not
impossible. In the course of dealing with the registration process of WMBD,
I learned that less than 5 applications for registration as societies get
approved out of every 100. We submitted our application in May 2012 and it
took us a little over two years to get the security clearance from NSI 
complete all the bureaucratic process!


It gives us a great sense of achievement that we could uphold the Wikimedia
movement volunteerism spirit with passion, integrity and professionalism
despite being a small volunteer community. The pending registration issue
could not hold us from doing outreach activities locally  taking in the
greater Wikimedia Movement. We organized some excellent programs, workshops
 meet-ups with our limited resources during this time period. This effort
successfully brought in good number of new contributors to Bengali
Wikipedia  increased the article count. Volunteers from WMBD/Bangladesh
are also actively participating in the international Wikimedia movement by
taking part in discussions, conferences  as committee members in different
Wikimedia committees.



We, as a chapter, want to make small but steady steps towards sustainable
progress in fostering the Wikimedia movement in Bangladesh so that we can
make the sum of all human knowledge accessible to the people of this region.


Cheers


Ali Haidar Khan (tOnmOy)
Treasurer
Wikimedia Bangladesh

ভাবুনতো এমন এক পৃথিবীর কথা, যেখানে প্রতিটি মানুষ সমস্ত জ্ঞান বাধাহীন ভাবে
আদান প্রদান করতে পারবে। এটাই আমাদের অঙ্গীকার।
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Bangladesh has completed its local registration in Bangladesh

2014-06-10 Thread Stevie Benton
That's fantastic news, congratulations form the UK!

Stevie


On 10 June 2014 18:28, Tonmoy Khan tonmoy...@gmail.com wrote:

 Dear All,


 It gives me great pleasure to announce that Wikimedia Bangladesh (WMBD) has
 successfully completed its local registration in Bangladesh. Our
 application for registration was approved by the Registrar of Joint Stock
 Companies  Firms - Bangladesh on 9th June, 2014 and I have collected the
 certificate of registration today (10th June, 2014).



 Wikimedia Bangladesh has been registered under the Societies Registration
 Act of Bangladesh  our official name is Wikimedia Bangladesh Foundation.

 The registration process was a very long and demanding one, but our
 perseverance and determination finally prevailed. It has become very
 difficult to get registration of a society/foundation in Bangladesh as the
 incumbents have to have security clearance from the National Security
 Intelligence (NSI) of Bangladesh, which is very difficult to get if not
 impossible. In the course of dealing with the registration process of WMBD,
 I learned that less than 5 applications for registration as societies get
 approved out of every 100. We submitted our application in May 2012 and it
 took us a little over two years to get the security clearance from NSI 
 complete all the bureaucratic process!


 It gives us a great sense of achievement that we could uphold the Wikimedia
 movement volunteerism spirit with passion, integrity and professionalism
 despite being a small volunteer community. The pending registration issue
 could not hold us from doing outreach activities locally  taking in the
 greater Wikimedia Movement. We organized some excellent programs, workshops
  meet-ups with our limited resources during this time period. This effort
 successfully brought in good number of new contributors to Bengali
 Wikipedia  increased the article count. Volunteers from WMBD/Bangladesh
 are also actively participating in the international Wikimedia movement by
 taking part in discussions, conferences  as committee members in different
 Wikimedia committees.



 We, as a chapter, want to make small but steady steps towards sustainable
 progress in fostering the Wikimedia movement in Bangladesh so that we can
 make the sum of all human knowledge accessible to the people of this
 region.


 Cheers


 Ali Haidar Khan (tOnmOy)
 Treasurer
 Wikimedia Bangladesh

 ভাবুনতো এমন এক পৃথিবীর কথা, যেখানে প্রতিটি মানুষ সমস্ত জ্ঞান বাধাহীন ভাবে
 আদান প্রদান করতে পারবে। এটাই আমাদের অঙ্গীকার।
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Bangladesh has completed its local registration in Bangladesh

2014-06-10 Thread Vishnu

Excellent news, Tonmoy! Congratulations!!

Best,
Vishnu

On Tuesday 10 June 2014 10:58 PM, Tonmoy Khan wrote:

Dear All,


It gives me great pleasure to announce that Wikimedia Bangladesh (WMBD) has
successfully completed its local registration in Bangladesh. Our
application for registration was approved by the Registrar of Joint Stock
Companies  Firms - Bangladesh on 9th June, 2014 and I have collected the
certificate of registration today (10th June, 2014).



Wikimedia Bangladesh has been registered under the Societies Registration
Act of Bangladesh  our official name is Wikimedia Bangladesh Foundation.

The registration process was a very long and demanding one, but our
perseverance and determination finally prevailed. It has become very
difficult to get registration of a society/foundation in Bangladesh as the
incumbents have to have security clearance from the National Security
Intelligence (NSI) of Bangladesh, which is very difficult to get if not
impossible. In the course of dealing with the registration process of WMBD,
I learned that less than 5 applications for registration as societies get
approved out of every 100. We submitted our application in May 2012 and it
took us a little over two years to get the security clearance from NSI 
complete all the bureaucratic process!


It gives us a great sense of achievement that we could uphold the Wikimedia
movement volunteerism spirit with passion, integrity and professionalism
despite being a small volunteer community. The pending registration issue
could not hold us from doing outreach activities locally  taking in the
greater Wikimedia Movement. We organized some excellent programs, workshops
 meet-ups with our limited resources during this time period. This effort
successfully brought in good number of new contributors to Bengali
Wikipedia  increased the article count. Volunteers from WMBD/Bangladesh
are also actively participating in the international Wikimedia movement by
taking part in discussions, conferences  as committee members in different
Wikimedia committees.



We, as a chapter, want to make small but steady steps towards sustainable
progress in fostering the Wikimedia movement in Bangladesh so that we can
make the sum of all human knowledge accessible to the people of this region.


Cheers


Ali Haidar Khan (tOnmOy)
Treasurer
Wikimedia Bangladesh

ভাবুনতো এমন এক পৃথিবীর কথা, যেখানে প্রতিটি মানুষ সমস্ত জ্ঞান বাধাহীন ভাবে
আদান প্রদান করতে পারবে। এটাই আমাদের অঙ্গীকার।
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Bangladesh has completed its local registration in Bangladesh

2014-06-10 Thread Lodewijk
Great to hear! I remember that you shared with us 'it might take a while'
but I never took it so excessively! Thanks for sticking through, and all
the best with the earned status. I hope it will help you a lot in your
activities.

Lodewijk


2014-06-10 19:33 GMT+02:00 Vishnu visdav...@gmail.com:

 Excellent news, Tonmoy! Congratulations!!

 Best,
 Vishnu


 On Tuesday 10 June 2014 10:58 PM, Tonmoy Khan wrote:

 Dear All,


 It gives me great pleasure to announce that Wikimedia Bangladesh (WMBD)
 has
 successfully completed its local registration in Bangladesh. Our
 application for registration was approved by the Registrar of Joint Stock
 Companies  Firms - Bangladesh on 9th June, 2014 and I have collected the
 certificate of registration today (10th June, 2014).



 Wikimedia Bangladesh has been registered under the Societies Registration
 Act of Bangladesh  our official name is Wikimedia Bangladesh Foundation.

 The registration process was a very long and demanding one, but our
 perseverance and determination finally prevailed. It has become very
 difficult to get registration of a society/foundation in Bangladesh as the
 incumbents have to have security clearance from the National Security
 Intelligence (NSI) of Bangladesh, which is very difficult to get if not
 impossible. In the course of dealing with the registration process of
 WMBD,
 I learned that less than 5 applications for registration as societies get
 approved out of every 100. We submitted our application in May 2012 and it
 took us a little over two years to get the security clearance from NSI 
 complete all the bureaucratic process!


 It gives us a great sense of achievement that we could uphold the
 Wikimedia
 movement volunteerism spirit with passion, integrity and professionalism
 despite being a small volunteer community. The pending registration issue
 could not hold us from doing outreach activities locally  taking in the
 greater Wikimedia Movement. We organized some excellent programs,
 workshops
  meet-ups with our limited resources during this time period. This effort
 successfully brought in good number of new contributors to Bengali
 Wikipedia  increased the article count. Volunteers from WMBD/Bangladesh
 are also actively participating in the international Wikimedia movement by
 taking part in discussions, conferences  as committee members in
 different
 Wikimedia committees.



 We, as a chapter, want to make small but steady steps towards sustainable
 progress in fostering the Wikimedia movement in Bangladesh so that we can
 make the sum of all human knowledge accessible to the people of this
 region.


 Cheers


 Ali Haidar Khan (tOnmOy)
 Treasurer
 Wikimedia Bangladesh

 ভাবুনতো এমন এক পৃথিবীর কথা, যেখানে প্রতিটি মানুষ সমস্ত জ্ঞান বাধাহীন ভাবে
 আদান প্রদান করতে পারবে। এটাই আমাদের অঙ্গীকার।
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Bangladesh has completed its local registration in Bangladesh

2014-06-10 Thread Rodrigo Padula
Great news!!

Congratulations to all members of the Wikimedia Bangladesh!

Rodrigo Padula


2014-06-10 14:28 GMT-03:00 Tonmoy Khan tonmoy...@gmail.com:

 Dear All,


 It gives me great pleasure to announce that Wikimedia Bangladesh (WMBD) has
 successfully completed its local registration in Bangladesh. Our
 application for registration was approved by the Registrar of Joint Stock
 Companies  Firms - Bangladesh on 9th June, 2014 and I have collected the
 certificate of registration today (10th June, 2014).



 Wikimedia Bangladesh has been registered under the Societies Registration
 Act of Bangladesh  our official name is Wikimedia Bangladesh Foundation.

 The registration process was a very long and demanding one, but our
 perseverance and determination finally prevailed. It has become very
 difficult to get registration of a society/foundation in Bangladesh as the
 incumbents have to have security clearance from the National Security
 Intelligence (NSI) of Bangladesh, which is very difficult to get if not
 impossible. In the course of dealing with the registration process of WMBD,
 I learned that less than 5 applications for registration as societies get
 approved out of every 100. We submitted our application in May 2012 and it
 took us a little over two years to get the security clearance from NSI 
 complete all the bureaucratic process!


 It gives us a great sense of achievement that we could uphold the Wikimedia
 movement volunteerism spirit with passion, integrity and professionalism
 despite being a small volunteer community. The pending registration issue
 could not hold us from doing outreach activities locally  taking in the
 greater Wikimedia Movement. We organized some excellent programs, workshops
  meet-ups with our limited resources during this time period. This effort
 successfully brought in good number of new contributors to Bengali
 Wikipedia  increased the article count. Volunteers from WMBD/Bangladesh
 are also actively participating in the international Wikimedia movement by
 taking part in discussions, conferences  as committee members in different
 Wikimedia committees.



 We, as a chapter, want to make small but steady steps towards sustainable
 progress in fostering the Wikimedia movement in Bangladesh so that we can
 make the sum of all human knowledge accessible to the people of this
 region.


 Cheers


 Ali Haidar Khan (tOnmOy)
 Treasurer
 Wikimedia Bangladesh

 ভাবুনতো এমন এক পৃথিবীর কথা, যেখানে প্রতিটি মানুষ সমস্ত জ্ঞান বাধাহীন ভাবে
 আদান প্রদান করতে পারবে। এটাই আমাদের অঙ্গীকার।
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Bangladesh has completed its local registration in Bangladesh

2014-06-10 Thread Carlos M. Colina
Excellent news! Congrats to everyone at WMBD


Carlos


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 Original message 
From: Tonmoy Khan tonmoy...@gmail.com 
Date: 10/06/2014  20:28  (GMT+02:00) 
To: Wikimedia Mailing List wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org 
Subject: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Bangladesh has completed its local
registration in Bangladesh 
 
Dear All,


It gives me great pleasure to announce that Wikimedia Bangladesh (WMBD) has
successfully completed its local registration in Bangladesh. Our
application for registration was approved by the Registrar of Joint Stock
Companies  Firms - Bangladesh on 9th June, 2014 and I have collected the
certificate of registration today (10th June, 2014).



Wikimedia Bangladesh has been registered under the Societies Registration
Act of Bangladesh  our official name is Wikimedia Bangladesh Foundation.

The registration process was a very long and demanding one, but our
perseverance and determination finally prevailed. It has become very
difficult to get registration of a society/foundation in Bangladesh as the
incumbents have to have security clearance from the National Security
Intelligence (NSI) of Bangladesh, which is very difficult to get if not
impossible. In the course of dealing with the registration process of WMBD,
I learned that less than 5 applications for registration as societies get
approved out of every 100. We submitted our application in May 2012 and it
took us a little over two years to get the security clearance from NSI 
complete all the bureaucratic process!


It gives us a great sense of achievement that we could uphold the Wikimedia
movement volunteerism spirit with passion, integrity and professionalism
despite being a small volunteer community. The pending registration issue
could not hold us from doing outreach activities locally  taking in the
greater Wikimedia Movement. We organized some excellent programs, workshops
 meet-ups with our limited resources during this time period. This effort
successfully brought in good number of new contributors to Bengali
Wikipedia  increased the article count. Volunteers from WMBD/Bangladesh
are also actively participating in the international Wikimedia movement by
taking part in discussions, conferences  as committee members in different
Wikimedia committees.



We, as a chapter, want to make small but steady steps towards sustainable
progress in fostering the Wikimedia movement in Bangladesh so that we can
make the sum of all human knowledge accessible to the people of this region.


Cheers


Ali Haidar Khan (tOnmOy)
Treasurer
Wikimedia Bangladesh

ভাবুনতো এমন এক পৃথিবীর কথা, যেখানে প্রতিটি মানুষ সমস্ত জ্ঞান বাধাহীন ভাবে
আদান প্রদান করতে পারবে। এটাই আমাদের অঙ্গীকার।
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Bangladesh has completed its local registration in Bangladesh

2014-06-10 Thread Asaf Bartov
Fantastic news!  I know how frustrating it has been for all of you.

Looking forward to continued collaboration!

A.
On Jun 10, 2014 10:42 AM, Rodrigo Padula rodrigopad...@gmail.com wrote:

 Great news!!

 Congratulations to all members of the Wikimedia Bangladesh!

 Rodrigo Padula


 2014-06-10 14:28 GMT-03:00 Tonmoy Khan tonmoy...@gmail.com:

  Dear All,
 
 
  It gives me great pleasure to announce that Wikimedia Bangladesh (WMBD)
 has
  successfully completed its local registration in Bangladesh. Our
  application for registration was approved by the Registrar of Joint Stock
  Companies  Firms - Bangladesh on 9th June, 2014 and I have collected the
  certificate of registration today (10th June, 2014).
 
 
 
  Wikimedia Bangladesh has been registered under the Societies Registration
  Act of Bangladesh  our official name is Wikimedia Bangladesh Foundation.
 
  The registration process was a very long and demanding one, but our
  perseverance and determination finally prevailed. It has become very
  difficult to get registration of a society/foundation in Bangladesh as
 the
  incumbents have to have security clearance from the National Security
  Intelligence (NSI) of Bangladesh, which is very difficult to get if not
  impossible. In the course of dealing with the registration process of
 WMBD,
  I learned that less than 5 applications for registration as societies get
  approved out of every 100. We submitted our application in May 2012 and
 it
  took us a little over two years to get the security clearance from NSI 
  complete all the bureaucratic process!
 
 
  It gives us a great sense of achievement that we could uphold the
 Wikimedia
  movement volunteerism spirit with passion, integrity and professionalism
  despite being a small volunteer community. The pending registration issue
  could not hold us from doing outreach activities locally  taking in the
  greater Wikimedia Movement. We organized some excellent programs,
 workshops
   meet-ups with our limited resources during this time period. This
 effort
  successfully brought in good number of new contributors to Bengali
  Wikipedia  increased the article count. Volunteers from WMBD/Bangladesh
  are also actively participating in the international Wikimedia movement
 by
  taking part in discussions, conferences  as committee members in
 different
  Wikimedia committees.
 
 
 
  We, as a chapter, want to make small but steady steps towards sustainable
  progress in fostering the Wikimedia movement in Bangladesh so that we can
  make the sum of all human knowledge accessible to the people of this
  region.
 
 
  Cheers
 
 
  Ali Haidar Khan (tOnmOy)
  Treasurer
  Wikimedia Bangladesh
 
  ভাবুনতো এমন এক পৃথিবীর কথা, যেখানে প্রতিটি মানুষ সমস্ত জ্ঞান বাধাহীন
 ভাবে
  আদান প্রদান করতে পারবে। এটাই আমাদের অঙ্গীকার।
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Bangladesh has completed its local registration in Bangladesh

2014-06-10 Thread Sydney Poore
Congratulations, I'm so pleased that the persistence and hard work paid
off.

This wonderful news for your chapter but also the whole  Wikimedia movement.

Warm regards,
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at Cochrane Collaboration
On Jun 10, 2014 1:29 PM, Tonmoy Khan tonmoy...@gmail.com wrote:

 Dear All,


 It gives me great pleasure to announce that Wikimedia Bangladesh (WMBD) has
 successfully completed its local registration in Bangladesh. Our
 application for registration was approved by the Registrar of Joint Stock
 Companies  Firms - Bangladesh on 9th June, 2014 and I have collected the
 certificate of registration today (10th June, 2014).



 Wikimedia Bangladesh has been registered under the Societies Registration
 Act of Bangladesh  our official name is Wikimedia Bangladesh Foundation.

 The registration process was a very long and demanding one, but our
 perseverance and determination finally prevailed. It has become very
 difficult to get registration of a society/foundation in Bangladesh as the
 incumbents have to have security clearance from the National Security
 Intelligence (NSI) of Bangladesh, which is very difficult to get if not
 impossible. In the course of dealing with the registration process of WMBD,
 I learned that less than 5 applications for registration as societies get
 approved out of every 100. We submitted our application in May 2012 and it
 took us a little over two years to get the security clearance from NSI 
 complete all the bureaucratic process!


 It gives us a great sense of achievement that we could uphold the Wikimedia
 movement volunteerism spirit with passion, integrity and professionalism
 despite being a small volunteer community. The pending registration issue
 could not hold us from doing outreach activities locally  taking in the
 greater Wikimedia Movement. We organized some excellent programs, workshops
  meet-ups with our limited resources during this time period. This effort
 successfully brought in good number of new contributors to Bengali
 Wikipedia  increased the article count. Volunteers from WMBD/Bangladesh
 are also actively participating in the international Wikimedia movement by
 taking part in discussions, conferences  as committee members in different
 Wikimedia committees.



 We, as a chapter, want to make small but steady steps towards sustainable
 progress in fostering the Wikimedia movement in Bangladesh so that we can
 make the sum of all human knowledge accessible to the people of this
 region.


 Cheers


 Ali Haidar Khan (tOnmOy)
 Treasurer
 Wikimedia Bangladesh

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Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Bangladesh has completed its local registration in Bangladesh

2014-06-10 Thread Patricio Lorente
Congratulations, Tonmoy!

2014-06-10 14:46 GMT-03:00 Asaf Bartov abar...@wikimedia.org:
 Fantastic news!  I know how frustrating it has been for all of you.

 Looking forward to continued collaboration!

 A.
 On Jun 10, 2014 10:42 AM, Rodrigo Padula rodrigopad...@gmail.com wrote:

 Great news!!

 Congratulations to all members of the Wikimedia Bangladesh!

 Rodrigo Padula


 2014-06-10 14:28 GMT-03:00 Tonmoy Khan tonmoy...@gmail.com:

  Dear All,
 
 
  It gives me great pleasure to announce that Wikimedia Bangladesh (WMBD)
 has
  successfully completed its local registration in Bangladesh. Our
  application for registration was approved by the Registrar of Joint Stock
  Companies  Firms - Bangladesh on 9th June, 2014 and I have collected the
  certificate of registration today (10th June, 2014).
 
 
 
  Wikimedia Bangladesh has been registered under the Societies Registration
  Act of Bangladesh  our official name is Wikimedia Bangladesh Foundation.
 
  The registration process was a very long and demanding one, but our
  perseverance and determination finally prevailed. It has become very
  difficult to get registration of a society/foundation in Bangladesh as
 the
  incumbents have to have security clearance from the National Security
  Intelligence (NSI) of Bangladesh, which is very difficult to get if not
  impossible. In the course of dealing with the registration process of
 WMBD,
  I learned that less than 5 applications for registration as societies get
  approved out of every 100. We submitted our application in May 2012 and
 it
  took us a little over two years to get the security clearance from NSI 
  complete all the bureaucratic process!
 
 
  It gives us a great sense of achievement that we could uphold the
 Wikimedia
  movement volunteerism spirit with passion, integrity and professionalism
  despite being a small volunteer community. The pending registration issue
  could not hold us from doing outreach activities locally  taking in the
  greater Wikimedia Movement. We organized some excellent programs,
 workshops
   meet-ups with our limited resources during this time period. This
 effort
  successfully brought in good number of new contributors to Bengali
  Wikipedia  increased the article count. Volunteers from WMBD/Bangladesh
  are also actively participating in the international Wikimedia movement
 by
  taking part in discussions, conferences  as committee members in
 different
  Wikimedia committees.
 
 
 
  We, as a chapter, want to make small but steady steps towards sustainable
  progress in fostering the Wikimedia movement in Bangladesh so that we can
  make the sum of all human knowledge accessible to the people of this
  region.
 
 
  Cheers
 
 
  Ali Haidar Khan (tOnmOy)
  Treasurer
  Wikimedia Bangladesh
 
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 ভাবে
  আদান প্রদান করতে পারবে। এটাই আমাদের অঙ্গীকার।
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Bangladesh has completed its local registration in Bangladesh

2014-06-10 Thread Bishakha Datta
Wow, two years from start to finish!

Congratulations from across the border,
Bishakha
On Jun 10, 2014 11:31 PM, Patricio Lorente patricio.lore...@gmail.com
wrote:

 Congratulations, Tonmoy!

 2014-06-10 14:46 GMT-03:00 Asaf Bartov abar...@wikimedia.org:
  Fantastic news!  I know how frustrating it has been for all of you.
 
  Looking forward to continued collaboration!
 
  A.
  On Jun 10, 2014 10:42 AM, Rodrigo Padula rodrigopad...@gmail.com
 wrote:
 
  Great news!!
 
  Congratulations to all members of the Wikimedia Bangladesh!
 
  Rodrigo Padula
 
 
  2014-06-10 14:28 GMT-03:00 Tonmoy Khan tonmoy...@gmail.com:
 
   Dear All,
  
  
   It gives me great pleasure to announce that Wikimedia Bangladesh
 (WMBD)
  has
   successfully completed its local registration in Bangladesh. Our
   application for registration was approved by the Registrar of Joint
 Stock
   Companies  Firms - Bangladesh on 9th June, 2014 and I have collected
 the
   certificate of registration today (10th June, 2014).
  
  
  
   Wikimedia Bangladesh has been registered under the Societies
 Registration
   Act of Bangladesh  our official name is Wikimedia Bangladesh
 Foundation.
  
   The registration process was a very long and demanding one, but our
   perseverance and determination finally prevailed. It has become very
   difficult to get registration of a society/foundation in Bangladesh as
  the
   incumbents have to have security clearance from the National Security
   Intelligence (NSI) of Bangladesh, which is very difficult to get if
 not
   impossible. In the course of dealing with the registration process of
  WMBD,
   I learned that less than 5 applications for registration as societies
 get
   approved out of every 100. We submitted our application in May 2012
 and
  it
   took us a little over two years to get the security clearance from
 NSI 
   complete all the bureaucratic process!
  
  
   It gives us a great sense of achievement that we could uphold the
  Wikimedia
   movement volunteerism spirit with passion, integrity and
 professionalism
   despite being a small volunteer community. The pending registration
 issue
   could not hold us from doing outreach activities locally  taking in
 the
   greater Wikimedia Movement. We organized some excellent programs,
  workshops
meet-ups with our limited resources during this time period. This
  effort
   successfully brought in good number of new contributors to Bengali
   Wikipedia  increased the article count. Volunteers from
 WMBD/Bangladesh
   are also actively participating in the international Wikimedia
 movement
  by
   taking part in discussions, conferences  as committee members in
  different
   Wikimedia committees.
  
  
  
   We, as a chapter, want to make small but steady steps towards
 sustainable
   progress in fostering the Wikimedia movement in Bangladesh so that we
 can
   make the sum of all human knowledge accessible to the people of this
   region.
  
  
   Cheers
  
  
   Ali Haidar Khan (tOnmOy)
   Treasurer
   Wikimedia Bangladesh
  
   ভাবুনতো এমন এক পৃথিবীর কথা, যেখানে প্রতিটি মানুষ সমস্ত জ্ঞান বাধাহীন
  ভাবে
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Bangladesh has completed its local registration in Bangladesh

2014-06-10 Thread Nasir Khan
Yes, it took a long time to get the approval. But we waited with patience
and it is completed now. It is a big milestone for us and now it will be a
lot easier to take the next steps and prepare a perfect future plan.


--
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www.nasirkhn.com
Executive Member, Wikimedia Bangladesh



On Wed, Jun 11, 2014 at 12:08 AM, Bishakha Datta bishakhada...@gmail.com
wrote:

 Wow, two years from start to finish!

 Congratulations from across the border,
 Bishakha
 On Jun 10, 2014 11:31 PM, Patricio Lorente patricio.lore...@gmail.com
 wrote:

  Congratulations, Tonmoy!
 
  2014-06-10 14:46 GMT-03:00 Asaf Bartov abar...@wikimedia.org:
   Fantastic news!  I know how frustrating it has been for all of you.
  
   Looking forward to continued collaboration!
  
   A.
   On Jun 10, 2014 10:42 AM, Rodrigo Padula rodrigopad...@gmail.com
  wrote:
  
   Great news!!
  
   Congratulations to all members of the Wikimedia Bangladesh!
  
   Rodrigo Padula
  
  
   2014-06-10 14:28 GMT-03:00 Tonmoy Khan tonmoy...@gmail.com:
  
Dear All,
   
   
It gives me great pleasure to announce that Wikimedia Bangladesh
  (WMBD)
   has
successfully completed its local registration in Bangladesh. Our
application for registration was approved by the Registrar of Joint
  Stock
Companies  Firms - Bangladesh on 9th June, 2014 and I have
 collected
  the
certificate of registration today (10th June, 2014).
   
   
   
Wikimedia Bangladesh has been registered under the Societies
  Registration
Act of Bangladesh  our official name is Wikimedia Bangladesh
  Foundation.
   
The registration process was a very long and demanding one, but our
perseverance and determination finally prevailed. It has become very
difficult to get registration of a society/foundation in Bangladesh
 as
   the
incumbents have to have security clearance from the National
 Security
Intelligence (NSI) of Bangladesh, which is very difficult to get if
  not
impossible. In the course of dealing with the registration process
 of
   WMBD,
I learned that less than 5 applications for registration as
 societies
  get
approved out of every 100. We submitted our application in May 2012
  and
   it
took us a little over two years to get the security clearance from
  NSI 
complete all the bureaucratic process!
   
   
It gives us a great sense of achievement that we could uphold the
   Wikimedia
movement volunteerism spirit with passion, integrity and
  professionalism
despite being a small volunteer community. The pending registration
  issue
could not hold us from doing outreach activities locally  taking in
  the
greater Wikimedia Movement. We organized some excellent programs,
   workshops
 meet-ups with our limited resources during this time period. This
   effort
successfully brought in good number of new contributors to Bengali
Wikipedia  increased the article count. Volunteers from
  WMBD/Bangladesh
are also actively participating in the international Wikimedia
  movement
   by
taking part in discussions, conferences  as committee members in
   different
Wikimedia committees.
   
   
   
We, as a chapter, want to make small but steady steps towards
  sustainable
progress in fostering the Wikimedia movement in Bangladesh so that
 we
  can
make the sum of all human knowledge accessible to the people of this
region.
   
   
Cheers
   
   
Ali Haidar Khan (tOnmOy)
Treasurer
Wikimedia Bangladesh
   
ভাবুনতো এমন এক পৃথিবীর কথা, যেখানে প্রতিটি মানুষ সমস্ত জ্ঞান
 বাধাহীন
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Bangladesh has completed its local registration in Bangladesh

2014-06-10 Thread Shabab Mustafa
Well, you may find it strange but it almost feels like being a father to
us. It was a really long and frustrating struggle. This achievement is a
great confidence boost up for all of us.

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Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Bangladesh has completed its local registration in Bangladesh

2014-06-10 Thread Katy Love
Congratulations to Wikimedia Bangladesh!

Katy



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Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Bangladesh has completed its local registration in Bangladesh

2014-06-10 Thread Pierre-Selim
Congratulations to the WBF

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Congratulations to Wikimedia Bangladesh!

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Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Bangladesh has completed its local registration in Bangladesh

2014-06-10 Thread Federico Leva (Nemo)

Tonmoy Khan, 10/06/2014 19:28:

less than 5 applications for registration as societies get
approved out of every 100. We submitted our application in May 2012


That's heroic, thanks.

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Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Bangladesh has completed its local registration in Bangladesh

2014-06-10 Thread Anna Stillwell
Wow. Thank you, Lane, for spelling out the difficulty of making this
happen. It really places this accomplishment in context. It sounds like it
is more than a free knowledge win, it's also a win for Bangladesh civil
society.

Well done all! What an accomplishment. Wow. Congratulations.


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wrote:

 Hello,

 Ali is being modest.

 Not only is Wikimedia Bangladesh among only the 5% who got NGO
 registration, but they are also among the 1% to do it without paying anyone
 a bribe. I have heard that they were asked for money many times to make
 things go more quickly. Perhaps people outside the region do not know, but
 there are a lot of desks that all want to stamp the registration papers
 before giving the final approval. For a foreign-affiliated Internet
 technology organization mostly run by younger people who have a
 relationship to a major Internet property to be able to get a registration
 without paying any bribe is probably unprecedented in the history of South
 Asia. Getting a registration is something to be proud of, but getting it
 completely honestly means that a lot of extra work went into the
 registration just to keep a good reputation.

 I am thrilled with the good example this sets and not only is having the
 registration a wonderful thing for the Wikimedia community, but also this
 shows an excellent precedent for all Bangladeshi community activists
 because they have a bright example in Wikimedia Bangladesh that paying a
 bribe is not necessary to get an NGO registration. This is really something
 to publicize, stress, and note as a point of pride. No one should forget
 this as it really takes a lot of sacrifices to do this without bribing and
 in terms of cost, it actually is cheaper to save time and pay the bribes.

 I hope that this encourages other organizations in Bangladesh to also file
 their own NGO paperwork and accomplish whatever they feel ought to be done.

 Congratulations a thousand times!

 yours,




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  Tonmoy Khan, 10/06/2014 19:28:
 
   less than 5 applications for registration as societies get
  approved out of every 100. We submitted our application in May 2012
 
 
  That's heroic, thanks.
 
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Bangladesh has completed its local registration in Bangladesh

2014-06-10 Thread Alice Wiegand
Just great!
Thanks to all who kept on working to this important mark.

Alice.


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 Wow. Thank you, Lane, for spelling out the difficulty of making this
 happen. It really places this accomplishment in context. It sounds like it
 is more than a free knowledge win, it's also a win for Bangladesh civil
 society.

 Well done all! What an accomplishment. Wow. Congratulations.


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 wrote:

  Hello,
 
  Ali is being modest.
 
  Not only is Wikimedia Bangladesh among only the 5% who got NGO
  registration, but they are also among the 1% to do it without paying
 anyone
  a bribe. I have heard that they were asked for money many times to make
  things go more quickly. Perhaps people outside the region do not know,
 but
  there are a lot of desks that all want to stamp the registration papers
  before giving the final approval. For a foreign-affiliated Internet
  technology organization mostly run by younger people who have a
  relationship to a major Internet property to be able to get a
 registration
  without paying any bribe is probably unprecedented in the history of
 South
  Asia. Getting a registration is something to be proud of, but getting it
  completely honestly means that a lot of extra work went into the
  registration just to keep a good reputation.
 
  I am thrilled with the good example this sets and not only is having the
  registration a wonderful thing for the Wikimedia community, but also this
  shows an excellent precedent for all Bangladeshi community activists
  because they have a bright example in Wikimedia Bangladesh that paying a
  bribe is not necessary to get an NGO registration. This is really
 something
  to publicize, stress, and note as a point of pride. No one should forget
  this as it really takes a lot of sacrifices to do this without bribing
 and
  in terms of cost, it actually is cheaper to save time and pay the bribes.
 
  I hope that this encourages other organizations in Bangladesh to also
 file
  their own NGO paperwork and accomplish whatever they feel ought to be
 done.
 
  Congratulations a thousand times!
 
  yours,
 
 
 
 
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 nemow...@gmail.com
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   Tonmoy Khan, 10/06/2014 19:28:
  
less than 5 applications for registration as societies get
   approved out of every 100. We submitted our application in May 2012
  
  
   That's heroic, thanks.
  
   Nemo
  
  
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Bangladesh has completed its local registration in Bangladesh

2014-06-10 Thread Tonmoy Khan
Thank you Lane and others for your encouraging words, it really means a lot
to us. I remember how hard it was for us! At times I got so frustrated that
I even thought of leaving the Wikimedia movement in few occasions! But now
the job is well done  I am quickly erasing memories of all the frustrating
days/months/years. Thank you all on behalf of Wikimedia Bangladesh.

Cheers

Ali Haidar Khan
FDC Member
Treasurer, Wikimedia Bangladesh
On Jun 11, 2014 1:48 AM, Lane Rasberry l...@bluerasberry.com wrote:

 Hello,

 Ali is being modest.

 Not only is Wikimedia Bangladesh among only the 5% who got NGO
 registration, but they are also among the 1% to do it without paying anyone
 a bribe. I have heard that they were asked for money many times to make
 things go more quickly. Perhaps people outside the region do not know, but
 there are a lot of desks that all want to stamp the registration papers
 before giving the final approval. For a foreign-affiliated Internet
 technology organization mostly run by younger people who have a
 relationship to a major Internet property to be able to get a registration
 without paying any bribe is probably unprecedented in the history of South
 Asia. Getting a registration is something to be proud of, but getting it
 completely honestly means that a lot of extra work went into the
 registration just to keep a good reputation.

 I am thrilled with the good example this sets and not only is having the
 registration a wonderful thing for the Wikimedia community, but also this
 shows an excellent precedent for all Bangladeshi community activists
 because they have a bright example in Wikimedia Bangladesh that paying a
 bribe is not necessary to get an NGO registration. This is really something
 to publicize, stress, and note as a point of pride. No one should forget
 this as it really takes a lot of sacrifices to do this without bribing and
 in terms of cost, it actually is cheaper to save time and pay the bribes.

 I hope that this encourages other organizations in Bangladesh to also file
 their own NGO paperwork and accomplish whatever they feel ought to be done.

 Congratulations a thousand times!

 yours,




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  Tonmoy Khan, 10/06/2014 19:28:
 
   less than 5 applications for registration as societies get
  approved out of every 100. We submitted our application in May 2012
 
 
  That's heroic, thanks.
 
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Bangladesh has completed its local registration in Bangladesh

2014-06-10 Thread Shabab Mustafa
Thanks Lane, for your kind words. Yes, we took a firm stance against
corruption and at some point the options became 3 months vs indefinite
number of years. We choose to walk the hard path and finally was able win
this battle. It will be a great inspiration for us in future days.

Thank you all for your encouragement. We really appreciate it.

---
Shabab Mustafa
Com. Co-ordinator 
Executive Member
Wikimedia Bangladesh


On Wed, Jun 11, 2014 at 2:27 AM, Tonmoy Khan tonmoy...@gmail.com wrote:

 Thank you Lane and others for your encouraging words, it really means a lot
 to us. I remember how hard it was for us! At times I got so frustrated that
 I even thought of leaving the Wikimedia movement in few occasions! But now
 the job is well done  I am quickly erasing memories of all the frustrating
 days/months/years. Thank you all on behalf of Wikimedia Bangladesh.

 Cheers

 Ali Haidar Khan
 FDC Member
 Treasurer, Wikimedia Bangladesh
 On Jun 11, 2014 1:48 AM, Lane Rasberry l...@bluerasberry.com wrote:

  Hello,
 
  Ali is being modest.
 
  Not only is Wikimedia Bangladesh among only the 5% who got NGO
  registration, but they are also among the 1% to do it without paying
 anyone
  a bribe. I have heard that they were asked for money many times to make
  things go more quickly. Perhaps people outside the region do not know,
 but
  there are a lot of desks that all want to stamp the registration papers
  before giving the final approval. For a foreign-affiliated Internet
  technology organization mostly run by younger people who have a
  relationship to a major Internet property to be able to get a
 registration
  without paying any bribe is probably unprecedented in the history of
 South
  Asia. Getting a registration is something to be proud of, but getting it
  completely honestly means that a lot of extra work went into the
  registration just to keep a good reputation.
 
  I am thrilled with the good example this sets and not only is having the
  registration a wonderful thing for the Wikimedia community, but also this
  shows an excellent precedent for all Bangladeshi community activists
  because they have a bright example in Wikimedia Bangladesh that paying a
  bribe is not necessary to get an NGO registration. This is really
 something
  to publicize, stress, and note as a point of pride. No one should forget
  this as it really takes a lot of sacrifices to do this without bribing
 and
  in terms of cost, it actually is cheaper to save time and pay the bribes.
 
  I hope that this encourages other organizations in Bangladesh to also
 file
  their own NGO paperwork and accomplish whatever they feel ought to be
 done.
 
  Congratulations a thousand times!
 
  yours,
 
 
 
 
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 nemow...@gmail.com
  wrote:
 
   Tonmoy Khan, 10/06/2014 19:28:
  
less than 5 applications for registration as societies get
   approved out of every 100. We submitted our application in May 2012
  
  
   That's heroic, thanks.
  
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Bangladesh has completed its local registration in Bangladesh

2014-06-10 Thread Josh Lim
On behalf of Wikimedia Philippines, allow me to extend my sincere 
congratulations to Wikimedia Bangladesh for completing its registration 
process!  We know how hard it is to navigate through the bureaucracy, but this 
shows that all turns out for the better in the end.  We look forward to seeing 
great things from you guys now that you have this status. :)

Warm regards,

Josh

Wiadomość napisana przez Tonmoy Khan tonmoy...@gmail.com w dniu 11 cze 2014, 
o godz. 01:28:

 Dear All,
 
 
 It gives me great pleasure to announce that Wikimedia Bangladesh (WMBD) has
 successfully completed its local registration in Bangladesh. Our
 application for registration was approved by the Registrar of Joint Stock
 Companies  Firms - Bangladesh on 9th June, 2014 and I have collected the
 certificate of registration today (10th June, 2014).
 
 
 
 Wikimedia Bangladesh has been registered under the Societies Registration
 Act of Bangladesh  our official name is Wikimedia Bangladesh Foundation.
 
 The registration process was a very long and demanding one, but our
 perseverance and determination finally prevailed. It has become very
 difficult to get registration of a society/foundation in Bangladesh as the
 incumbents have to have security clearance from the National Security
 Intelligence (NSI) of Bangladesh, which is very difficult to get if not
 impossible. In the course of dealing with the registration process of WMBD,
 I learned that less than 5 applications for registration as societies get
 approved out of every 100. We submitted our application in May 2012 and it
 took us a little over two years to get the security clearance from NSI 
 complete all the bureaucratic process!
 
 
 It gives us a great sense of achievement that we could uphold the Wikimedia
 movement volunteerism spirit with passion, integrity and professionalism
 despite being a small volunteer community. The pending registration issue
 could not hold us from doing outreach activities locally  taking in the
 greater Wikimedia Movement. We organized some excellent programs, workshops
  meet-ups with our limited resources during this time period. This effort
 successfully brought in good number of new contributors to Bengali
 Wikipedia  increased the article count. Volunteers from WMBD/Bangladesh
 are also actively participating in the international Wikimedia movement by
 taking part in discussions, conferences  as committee members in different
 Wikimedia committees.
 
 
 
 We, as a chapter, want to make small but steady steps towards sustainable
 progress in fostering the Wikimedia movement in Bangladesh so that we can
 make the sum of all human knowledge accessible to the people of this region.
 
 
 Cheers
 
 
 Ali Haidar Khan (tOnmOy)
 Treasurer
 Wikimedia Bangladesh
 
 ভাবুনতো এমন এক পৃথিবীর কথা, যেখানে প্রতিটি মানুষ সমস্ত জ্ঞান বাধাহীন ভাবে
 আদান প্রদান করতে পারবে। এটাই আমাদের অঙ্গীকার।
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Bangladesh has completed its local registration in Bangladesh

2014-06-10 Thread Arjuna Rao Chavala
Hi Tonmoy,


On Tue, Jun 10, 2014 at 10:58 PM, Tonmoy Khan tonmoy...@gmail.com wrote:

 Dear All,


 It gives me great pleasure to announce that Wikimedia Bangladesh (WMBD) has
 successfully completed its local registration in Bangladesh. Our
 application for registration was approved by the Registrar of Joint Stock
 Companies  Firms - Bangladesh on 9th June, 2014 and I have collected the
 certificate of registration today (10th June, 2014).


Congratulations to you and your colleagues on this important milestone. I
am happy to hear about this, as this used to be a topic of discussion
between us, when we met for FDC meetings during  the last two years.

Best wishes for the growth of WM Bangladesh

Arjuna Rao Chavala
Former Cofounder and President, Wikimedia India
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Bangladesh has completed its local registration in Bangladesh

2014-06-10 Thread Subhashish Panigrahi
Congratulations all of out friends from Bangladesh for this great success!

Best!
Subha

 On 11-Jun-2014, at 10:52 am, Arjuna Rao Chavala arjunar...@gmail.com wrote:
 
 Hi Tonmoy,
 
 
 On Tue, Jun 10, 2014 at 10:58 PM, Tonmoy Khan tonmoy...@gmail.com wrote:
 
 Dear All,
 
 
 It gives me great pleasure to announce that Wikimedia Bangladesh (WMBD) has
 successfully completed its local registration in Bangladesh. Our
 application for registration was approved by the Registrar of Joint Stock
 Companies  Firms - Bangladesh on 9th June, 2014 and I have collected the
 certificate of registration today (10th June, 2014).
 Congratulations to you and your colleagues on this important milestone. I
 am happy to hear about this, as this used to be a topic of discussion
 between us, when we met for FDC meetings during  the last two years.
 
 Best wishes for the growth of WM Bangladesh
 
 Arjuna Rao Chavala
 Former Cofounder and President, Wikimedia India
 FDC member, 2012-14
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