Bangladesh to shut down unapproved ‘Peace Schools’

Dhaka, Aug 2 : The Bangladesh Education Ministry on Tuesday urged its Home Ministry to shut all Peace Schools which are operating without any approval.

According to a press release issued by the ministry, it has also asked Dhaka Education Board to cancel the approval of academic activities of the Peace School branch at Dhaka's Lalmatia for 'its involvement with controversial activities', reports As per reports, the Bangladesh Government does not have any specific information as to how many schools are being operated with the word 'Peace' in their names.

The government has already banned Peace TV after allegations were brought against controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik that at least two of the attackers involved in the Gulshan Cafe terrorist attack were inspired by him.

Source: ANI