Government Policy

Communicate anti-terrorism, anti-militancy messages through local mosque: religious affairs ministry

Terrorism is a global challenge; terrorists have no religion, no boundaries.

So there needs to be more engagement of people from all walks of life to prevent, control, and stop terrorism and militancy, the religious affairs ministry said in a notification issued Monday.

Anti-terrorism and anti-militancy messages will have to be prepared through the religious scholars and experts working at the Bangladesh Islamic Foundation.

Then it will have to be regularly communicated through the khatibs and imams of the local mosques. They will ensure giving anti-terrorism and anti-militancy speeches before the Friday prayers, said the notification.

Steps will have to be taken to disseminate the correct interpretations of the Holy Quran and Hadith through social media platforms, it added.

Source: United News of Bangladesh