DHAKA, Jatiya Sangsad Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury today underscored the need for effective initiatives to counter terrorism and militancy across the globe as terrorism and militancy are not regional problems, these are also international obstacles.
The justice management and law enforcement force will jointly play important role in curbing militancy, so we need to work together to eliminate the extremism and terrorism from the society as well as the country.
She as the chief guest was speaking at a seminar titled Prime Minister
Sheikh Hasina's Philosophy of Peace towards Preventing Militancy at
Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh (IEB) here.
Chowdhury also condemned world's outrageous and brutal incidents including
killing of Bangabandhu and his family members on 15 August, 1975, grenade
attack on a rally of Awami League on August 21, 2004 and recent series of
bomb attacks in Sri Lanka that killed scores of people.
Professor of Law Department of Dhaka University Sheikh Hafizur Rahman
Curzon presented the key note at the seminar.
Mentioning that Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has initiated the peace
process in the country, she said the premier has placed the philosophy of
peace at the general assembly of United Nations, adding that establishment of
peace across the globe is possible with the implementation of the viewpoint.
Urging people of the country to be involved in the fight against terrorism
and militancy, she said, Terrorists have no country, religion or caste.
Awami League (AL) subcommittee on information and research organised the
seminar conducted by AL Information and Research Secretary Advocate Afzal
With Subcommittee chairman Prof Saidur Rahman Khan in the chair, AL Acting
General Secretary Mahbubul Alam Hanif, AL Presidium member Matia Chowdhury,
Renown Economist Dr Qazi Kholiquzzaman Ahmad, Security Analyst Maj. Gen. A K
Mohammad Ali Shikder (Rtd.) Professor of Dhaka University Dr. Delwar Hossain,
Noted Islamic thinker Maulana Fariduddin Masud addressed the event.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)