President BIPSS, Major General A N M Muniruzzaman, ndc, psc (Retd) recently attended the conference of Consortium of South Asian Think Tanks (COSATT) in Colombo, Sri Lanka. The conference theme was on Preventing Violent Extremism (PVE) and Countering Violent Extremism (CVE). General Muniruzzaman presented a paper in the conference titled ‘The Battle of the Narratives : A Counter Narrative Strategy for South Asia”. It was attended by COSATT members,senior South Asian journalists,diplomats and policy makers. He also attended a lunch discussion meeting with the visiting President of the German Bundestag in Colombo.
COSATT is composed of leading think tanks from South Asia and BIPSS is a co-founder of this important network. It also serves as a think tank platform of SARCC and its regional process.