A book written by 17 prominent Bangladeshi and foreign writers on ‘The Political Thought of Tarique Rahman’ has been officially launched in the United Kingdom on Wednesday at Cambridge University of Arms auditorium. The program was arranged by the book’s publisher Bangladesh Policy Forum.   The book was unveiled by Res Publica’s Fellow Francis Davis. He is also a former director of Oxford University’s Las Casas Institute of Ethics, Human Rights and Social Justice. Francis Davis handed a book to Tarique Rahman at this time.   Tarique Rahman, BNP Chairperson Begum Zia’s eldest son and a vice chairman of the party, was present for the whole duration of the program. He, however, did not address the program.   Among others Young Foundation Director David Edgar and ex-European Parliament Member John Clayton also addressed the program. They praised Tarique Rahman’s thoughts and activities to empower the grassroots people.   The 17 writers who have written the book are British columnist David Nicholson, freelance journalist James Smith, Senior BNP leader Barrister Moudud Ahmed, former Speaker Jamiruddin Sircar, journalist leader Shawkat Mahmud and Maniruzzaman Mia.

 

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