Social Counseling Centre of DSW organized Seminar on “Drug Abuse and Youth in Bangladesh”


A seminar on “Drug Abuse and Youth in Bangladesh” was organized by Social Counseling Centre of University of Asia Pacific on 29th November, 2019. Around 250 students participated in this seminar at the University Auditorium. The Chief Guest of this program was the Honorable Planning Minister of Bangladesh Government Mr. M.A. Mannan M.P., while the Keynote speaker was Dr. Arup Ratan Choudhury, a noted anti-Drug Activist. Mr. Monzoor Ahmed Chowdhury, the Chairman of Board of Trustee of UAP presided over the seminar.

Dr. Arup Ratan Choudhury gave an informative presentation on prevalence of drug in the county and its ultimate physiological, psychological and social effect. The chief guest, Mr. M.A. Mannan M.P., encouraged the youth to use their rational and creative mind to build a better future. Mr. Monzoor Ahmed Chowdhury in his presidential speech focused on measures taken by UAP to curb the use of drugs and elaborated on socio-counseling facilities available to the students.


Air Cdre (Retd.) Ishfaq Ilahi Choudhury, Treasurer and the Director of DSW, UAP, gave the vote of thanks to all the guests, organizers and participants for making the event a success.