On July 13, 2021 BEI received the National Defence College (NDC) 2021 Course Members virtually. This was a part of long standing collaboration between NDC and BEI under which NDC Course members from each course undertake a visit to BEI. The NDC team included 88 senior military, police and civilian officers, in which there were 27 senior military officers from different countries. The NDC team was led by Rear Admiral Moyeenul Haque, NPP, nswc, psc.
On behalf of BEI, Ambassador M. Humayun Kabir, President of BEI, welcomed the NDC team and briefly outlined the focus and various activities of BEI. Prof. Shahab Enam Khan, Research Director, made a presentation on the “Bangladesh Foreign Policy: The US-China Dimensions & the Indo-Pacific Dimensions”. The presentation was followed by a Q&A session where BEI senior staff fielded questions from the NDC course members. NDC team leader thanked BEI for their support to NDC and for providing an excellent opportunity for an interactive and useful interaction with the BEI leadership. They also promised to continue this collaboration in the future.