Bangladesh Institute of Peace and Security Studies (BIPSS) in collaboration with the Embassy of Japan in Bangladesh recently organized a seminar titled ‘Free and Open Indo-Pacific: Implications for South Asia Region’ at the Multipurpose Hall of the Embassy of Japan. Mr. MACHIDA Tatsuya, Minister and Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of Japan in Bangladesh gave the Opening remarks. The Moderator of the seminar was Major General ANM Muniruzzaman, ndc, psc (retd.), President, BIPSS.
Professor JIMBO Ken, Professor of Faculty of Policy Management, Keio University delivered a presentation on Free and Open Indo-Pacific (FOIP) as a keynote speaker. Dr. Lailufar Yasmin, Professor and Chairperson of Department of International Relations, Dhaka University, and Mr. Shafqat Munir, Senior Research Fellow of BIPSS were the discussants for the seminar.
Amassadors, academics, diplomats and international organization officials, government officials, defense personnel, journalists were present among the participants.