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‘No room for terrorism in Islam’

DHAKA, Feb 13, 2017 (BSS) - Presidium member of Bangladesh Awami League Advocate Shahara Khatun today said the Islam doesn't support militancy as there is no room for terrorism and militancy in Islam.

"The present government has taken zero tolerance policy against militancy as country's soil would never be allowed to use as springboard for conducting militant activities," she said this as chief guest at a meeting here while exchanging views with Islamic scholars (alem-olama) at Ashkona Hajj Camp in city's Uttara area.

Shahara Khatun said 'alem samaj' is being played an important role in resisting terrorism and militancy in society by giving specific explanation about Islam.

She urged alem samaj to remain alert as vested quarters could not destroy the foundation of peaceful coexistence and communal harmony in Bangladesh.

Islamic foundation Bangladesh organized the views exchange meeting with director of the foundation, Dhaka division, Noor Mohammad Alom in the chair.

Among others foundation chairman Shahim Mohammad Afzal Hossain, Islamic foundation welfare association's member secretary M Harnnor Rashid and Dhaka city Awami League North unit vice president freedom fighter Mofij Uddin Ahmed Bepari took part in the discussion.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)