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Principal Sukomal Barua

Religion: 
Buddhism
Nationality: 
Bangladesh
Gender: 
Male

Location of Activities

Country: 
Bangladesh
Regions: 
South Asia
Organization(s): 
Phone: 
+88-01715199300
Email: 
President, Bangladesh Chapter, Asian Conference of Religions for Peace

President, Bangladesh Inter-religious Writers and Journalists Association

President, Warm Heart - Bangladesh

Principal Sukomal Barua is President of the Asian Conference of Religions for Peace (Religions for Peace Asia) Bangladesh Chapter and a member of Governing Board and Executive Committee ACRP.  He is also the President of Bangladesh Inter-religious Writers and Journalists Association as well as the Warm Heart - Bangladesh., Secretary, Buddhist Religious Welfare Trust, Ministry of Religious Affairs - Government of Bangladesh.

He was the President of the then All Pakistan young Buddhist Association and elected co-chairman of the first committee of ACRP youth in the general assembly of Asian Conference of Religions for Peace held in Singapore, 1976. Principal Barua began his academic career as a lecturer of Rangunia College, eventually becoming Vice Principal there. He later acted as Founding Principal at Hasina Jamal Degree College. He served as secretary of the Buddhist Religious Welfare Trust, Ministry of Religious Affairs, Government of Bangladesh. During the war of Liberation, 1971, he served as a Field Liaison Officer, Indian Red Cross Society. He is associated with various professional, religious, and cultural organizations in Bangladesh and abroad.

Biography as at 28.06.19
Areas of Actions: 
Interreligious DialogueDemocracy, Social Cohesion and Citizenship
Forms of Actions: 
AdvocacyCapacity Building and Empowerment