Book on Tarique’s political visions launched in London
Dhaka: A book on political thoughts and visions of BNP senior vice chairman Tarique Rahman was launched at Cambridge University, in London on Wednesday.
Bangladesh Policy Forum (BPF) Cambridge, a Cambridge University-based policy think tank, arranged the book inauguration ceremony, according to a press release received here on Thursday.
The book, titled ‘The Political Thought of Tarique Rahman’, comprises of 17 articles from noted Bangladeshi politicians, educationist, columnists and journalists and two British journalists, including BNP standing committee members Moudud Ahmed, Jamiruddin Sircar, ex-Dhaka University Vice Chancellors Prof Muniruzzaman Miah, Anwar Uallh Chowdhury and journalist Shawkat Mahmud.
Tarique attended the programme, but did not address it.
The chief guest of the programme, Francis Davis, a Fellow at the University of Oxford, and former Director of the University’s Las Casas Institute of Ethics, Human Rights and Social Justice, unveiled the cover of the book and handed over Tarique Rahman a copy of it.
Amir Khashru Mahmud Chowdhury, an adviser to the BNP Chairperson, was also present along with other prominent figures of the British Bangladeshi community and Cambridge-based national and international scholars.
Moderated by BPF president Mahdi Amin, the function was addressed, among others, by former European Parliament Member John Clayton, director of Young Foundation Dr David Edgar, journalist Saleh Shibly, BPF adviser Humaiun Kabir and BPF secretary Tamina Chowdhury.
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