A debate competition on Rohingya issue was held on Thursday in the Northern University Bangladesh Auditorium. The program was organized by the Search for Humanity Foundation Dhaka in collaboration with the Departmernt of Law of NUB.
Vice-Chancellor of Northern University Bangladesh, Professor Dr. Anwar Hoassain was attended the program as Chief Guest.
The debate competition was participated by the students of Law Department of Northern University Bangladesh and the students of the Law Department of Stamford University. In the judgment of the judges, Northern University won the debate. Mahfuz Al Amin, a debater of the opposition, was elected as the best Debater.
The Chief Guest handed over the Champion Trophy to the winning team. All participants of the debate accepted crests from the Guests.
The Chief Guest of the program Dr. Anwar Hossain appreciated the PM for Her motherly role in the issues of Rohingya. He said that the world leaders have condemned the Myanmar for their brutality on Rohingyas. But ignoring all the condemnation, the Myanmar government continued the nation's abolition of Rohingyas. He said, "In 1971, we were tortured by the Pakistan government and took shelter in the neighboring country. Therefore, today who are coming to Bangladesh by crossing the border, we have to stand beside them for humanitarian and moral responsibilities." The Chief Guest thanked both parties for presenting sophisticated and equitable speeches.
Pro Vice-Chancellor of NUB Professor Dr. Anwarul Karim presided over the Program.
The program was attended by Mr. Jamaluddin Ahmed, Director, Bangladesh Bank, Professor Sultan Mahmud Zakaria, BRAC University, Professor Rafikuzzaman, Manarat University, Md. Gaziur Rahman, Sr. Lecturer & Coordinator of law department, Northern University Bangladesh, faculties of various departments, officials, and students, among others.
The speakers appreciated the arguments presented by participants in their speech.