DATE: 2009-11-20

A four member delegation led by Major General Sheikh Md Monirul Islam, ndc, psc, Director General, BIISS participated in the 5th Plenary Meeting of Regional Network of Strategic Studies Center held at New Delhi, India from 18-20 November 2009. The Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA) hosted this meeting. The goals of the meeting were to discuss various strategic issues of interest in plenary session and continue making progress on the work plans by the four working groups. The other participating members from BIISS were Colonel A K M Nazrul Islam, afwc, psc, G, Research Director, BIISS, Mr. A K M Abdus Sabur, Research Director, BIISS and Mrs. Neila Husain Choudhury, Senior Research Felloew, BIISS. They represented the institute in the Weapons of Mass Destruction/Border Security Working Group,  Non-traditional Security Issues Working Group and Democracy and Governance Working Group respectively. Major General Sheikh Md Monirul Islam, ndc, psc, represented in the Combating Terrorism Working Group of the network. The Network is a partnership of strategic study centers primarily located in the Near East South Asia region, and currently enjoys involvement from over thirty centers. This plenary was attended by more than 100 participants from 21 different countries and 28 member organizations of the RNSSC.