A day-long seminar on “Afghanistan: Security Scenario Post Withdrawal of ISAF and Impacts on the Region” held on 24 August 2014 at NDC Auditorium

Date: 24 August 2014

Event Name : Recent Events

Date : 24 August, 2014-24 August, 2014

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The NDC in collaboration with Bangladesh Institute of International and Strategic Studies (BIISS) and Bangladesh Enterprise Institute (BEI) organized a day-long seminar on “Afghanistan: Security Scenario Post Withdrawal of ISAF and Impacts on the Region” held on 24 August 2014 at NDC Auditorium.

Lieutenant General Mollah Fazle Akbar, Commandant of NDC inaugurated the seminar. The seminar was conducted by Air Vice Marshal M SanaulHuq, a senior faculty member of NDC.

In his opening speech, Gen. Akbar highlighted the significance of a stable Afghanistan for overall security of the region including Bangladesh.

Speaker such as Mr.Rizvihighlighted the challenges that may emerge following the withdrawal of the US-led international forces from Afghanistan and how that would not only affect the Afghans, but also its relation with the neighbours. The need for greater regional cooperation for greater security interests was hence stressed

Military officials, civil society leaders and 76 participants of National Defence Course 2014 attended the seminar.

BEI Research Director ShahabEnam Khan also presented a paper on Emerging Security Challenges in South Asia: Post Withdrawal of ISAF in Afghanistan at the seminar.

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