Launch Ceremony of “The State of Terrorism in Bangladesh”


Event Name : Recent Events

Date : January 30, 2012

Description :

The Bangladesh Enterprise Institute (BEI) formally launched ‘The State of Terrorism in Bangladesh 2010-2011’ at the BEI conference room on the 30th of January 2012. Mr. Farooq Sobhan, President of BEI, chaired the Launch Ceremony and H.E. Mr. Svend Olling was the Guest of Honor. The session was also attended by civilian government officials, officials of intelligence organizations, members of the civil society and representatives of the Embassies and High Commissions of various countries.The report is part of a 3 year project undertaken by BEI and supported by the Royal Danish embassy entitled ‘Towards Developing a Better Counter Terrorism Regime in Bangladesh’. This report is the second in a series of three annual assessments and provides a detailed analysis of the contemporary state of terrorism and security in Bangladesh. Mr. Farooq Sobhan and H.E. Mr. Svend Olling provided the opening remarks which were followed by a presentation on the report by the BEI team. This was followed by a discussion session where various findings of the report as well as contemporary security issues were discussed.The session was concluded with the note that that the continuation of research on terrorism in Bangladesh is extremely important to develop an effective counter terrorism regime in the country.

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