Reiterating his denial of the presence of militant outfit Islamic State (IS) in the country, Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal has alleged that the propaganda is being carried out for making Bangladesh ineffective.
“The propaganda on IS existence in the country is being carried out in a bid to create division among the people for making the country ineffective,” he said.
The minister came up with the claim while talking to Imams and Muazzins
of mosques at a discussion held at Kamrangirchar in the capital on
“Message goes to America from the Middle East within five minutes of occurrence of any incident in the country. Then an US website says that IS has claimed responsibility to the incident. There is no orgnaisation naming IS in Bangladesh,” he added.
Food Minister Qamrul Islam, who was also present in the discussion, blamed the US for penetrating the country claiming the IS presence in Bangladesh.