This week’s call-in-show focused on the US initiatives to strengthen business and social ties with the Muslim world.<!-- IMAGE -->
The callers asked questions about President Obama’s efforts to reach out to the countries where majorities of the population are Muslim. His speech in Cairo had a significant effect on the Muslim world, but now people are waiting to see what he would do next.<!-- IMAGE -->
The panelists answered questions about the problems in the Middle East such as the Israel-Palestine crisis and how the US government plans to work in order to solve it. They also touched on US initiatives to help Bangladesh solve its problems, such as the electricity, gas, and water crisis.
The panelists said that the media should be more effective at highlighting the issues regarding Muslims in the US and abroad. Overwhelming problems like terrorism will not change if the mindsets of the people don’t change. People should know how to approach such problems and awareness is necessary.The Panelists were Professor Mustafizur Rahman, Executive Director of the Center for Policy Dialogue, Professor Imtiaz Ahmed, Professor of International Relations at Dhaka University, and Mohua Chatterjee, special correspondent of The Times of India in New Delhi.