North South University (NSU), in collaboration with Anti Terrorism Unit, Bangladesh Police organised a seminar on “Preventing Terrorism & Extremism Through Community Engagement” on August 5, 2019 at its own campus in Bashundhara. The objective of this seminar was to create awareness against negativity such as terrorism and radicalization among the students.
Kanbar Hossein-Bor, British Deputy High Commissioner to Bangladesh was present as the chief guest on the seminar. Freedom Fighter Lion Benajir Ahmed, Chairman, Board of Trustees, NSU; M. A. Kashem, Chairman Disciplinary Committee and Former Chairman, Board of Trustees, NSU were present as special guests. Md. Abul Kashem, BPM-Sheba, Additional Inspector General, Bangladesh Police spoke as guest of honour. Md. Moniruzzaman, BPM, PPM, Additional Deputy Inspector General, Anti-Terrorism Unit, Bangladesh Police; Lucy Daley, Second Secretary, British High Commission, Bangladesh and Karl Clark, Program Director, U.S. Department of Justice ICITAP were also present during the seminar. Prof. Dr. Atiqul Islam, VC, NSU chaired the session.
Among others, high officials from US Embassy and Anti-terrorism Unit (ATU) of Bangladesh Police, Deans of different schools, Directors, administrative heads, faculty members, other senior officials, and students of NSU were also present during this seminar.