The Importance of Knowledge about the Other in Bangladesh

Bangladesh is a Muslim majority country that is known throughout the world as a country of interreligious and intercultural harmony. The University of Dhaka in Bangladesh has taken a pioneering role in establishing a Centre for Inter-religious and Intercultural Dialogue (CIID), whose Director is Prof. Kazi Nurul Islam. The Centre is involved in several activities such as intercultural dialogues and studies, seminars and workshops etc.