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Forum on SEACO held in Malaysia
A Forum on South- East Asian Regional Co-Operation: SEACO: Under the OIC Framework :Need for New Approaches was held at , 8th January from 7:30pm to 11 .00 pm followed by Dinner at Best Western Premier Seri Pacific Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Jointly Organized by International Institute of Advanced Islamic Studies:IAIS Malaysia, Bangladesh –Malaysia Chamber of Commerce and Industries (BMCCI), SEACO Task Force (SEACOTF) Bangladesh, in cooperation with: The Wahed Institute, Indonesia.
On the occasion the welcome address gave Emeritus Professor Datu Dr,. Osman Bake ,Deputy CEO of IAIS Malaysia as well as he was the moderator of the discussion and Mr. Salahuddin Kasem Khan, Chairman ,SEACO Task Force, Bangladesh &Immediate Past President, BMCCI read out key note-welcome Speech.
As a Chief Guest and as well as Guest of Honor were present the Hon. Mr. Mohammed Faruk Khan, MP,Minister of Commerce, Bangladesh and Hon Dr. Hasan Mahmud, MP, State Minister, Ministry of Environment and Forest,Bangladesh. Ambassador Mohammad Mohsin ,Former Assistant Secretary General of OIC, Mr. Md. Abdul Karim, Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister’s office, Bangladesh
Ambassador Dr. Ahmad Yusuf, Director, Institute of Asean Studies and Global Affairs, Uitm, Malaysia took part the forum as the panelist. Mr Syed Moazám Hossain ,the president of BMCCI gave vote of thanks end of the program.
The High Commissioner of Bangladesh to Klm Mr AKM Atiqur Rahman, two additional Secretaries to the GOB, two Under Secretaries of MOFA Of Malaysia as well as OIC and South-Asia desk and eminent citizens, academicians, diplomats. Businessmen, journalists and others important personalities of Malaysia, Indonesia, Bangladesh including some Muslim scholars form OIC & western countries were present the forum and dinner.
Prof. Osman Baker said in his wellcome address: