NABIC @ ISNA Convention

ISNA had their 55th annual convention on August 31 to September 3 at Houston, TX. The theme of this year’s convention was “In God We Trust”. The convention started with the Jumma prayer Friday August 31, 2018. NABIC actively participated in this convention. On Friday a booth was opened in the lobby to display NABIC activities and to communicate with the visiting members and supporters. The booth was open till Sunday night. NABIC activity included a reception for the members and supporters on Saturday, September 1, 6:30-7:30 PM in the meeting room of the Hilton Americas Hotel. NABIC immediate past President Dr. Rashed Nizam presided over the meeting. He welcomed the NABIC members and supporters and requested all the participants to introduce themselves. This event was participated by many supporters, members NABIC board of regents & board of directors as well as some new comers who wanted to know about the organization. NABIC projects were introduced to the audience through a beautiful short film documenting NABIC’s main projects and NABIC leadership Dr. Ataul Karim, Chair, Board of Regents, Dr. Abu Bakar Ahmed, Member Board of Regents, Dr. Rashed Nizam Immidiate past president & Fazle Elahi Chowdhury, Executive Director answered questions from the audience. During the reception 3 families became life members of NABIC. NABIC also had a parallel session on “নৈতিক মুল্যবোধের অবক্ষয়” (Declining Moral Values) on Saturday, at 4:30 PM, presented by Dr. Muhammad Ataul Karim, Sr. Sabina Siddiqui & Dr. Abu Baker Ahmed. The session was moderated by Dr. Rashed Nizam.  Sr. Sabina introduced what is moral values, Dr. Ataul Karim presented the current situation in Bangladesh and Dr. Abu Bakar Ahmed introduced the ethics center that NABIC sponsored to address the moral issues in Bangladesh.