A day long programme on the role of teachers, the Alem and the Olama in prevention of terrorism, militancy and drugs was held Gaibandha on Sunday. District police and Islamic Foundation (IF) jointly arranged the function on Sunday. IF deputy director M Alamgir Sikder presided over the ceremony.
Director general (DG) of Islamic Foundation Shamim Mohammad Afzal addressed the function as the chief guest and superintendent of police Engineer Abdul Mannan Miah and additional deputy commissioner (General) ABM Sadiqur Rahman was present at the event as the special guests.
On the occasion among others deputy director, coordination division of IF, Muzibullah Farhad, assistant director Mostafizur Rahman, Imam of Fakirpara Jame Mosque of the district town Mufti Mowlana Jobayer Ahmad and Pess Imam Bahirgola Jame Mosque of Sundarganj Mowlana Ruhul Amin also addressed.
The speakers underscored the need for building social movement for the prevention of terrorism, militancy and drugs through active participation of all to build a happy, prosperous and peaceful society.
In this context, the Alema and the Olema as religious leaders should come forward with positive attitude and play significant role to root out the terrorism, militancy and drugs through motivating the people, they also said.
DG of IF Shamim Mohammad Afzal said the country is marching towards desired development, while vested quarters are making conspiracy and trying to hinder the development activities of the country.
The DG urged the Alema, the Olema and the imams to conduct campaign by the khutba against the terrorism, militancy and drugs. He also called upon all to remain alert and inform the police about the militants. So nobody can conduct terrorism and militant activities to
destabilise the society.
More than one thousand teachers, alem and olama participated in the workshop.