Speakers at a program have said trained imams can play a vital role in building a crime-free society, which is crucial for societal development.
The speakers made the remark at a Imam training conference arranged by Islamic Foundation at Model Mosque conference room in Debiganj upazila of Panchagarh district on Monday.
Imams have key roles to play in resisting drug-addiction, militancy, terrorism, and corruption in the society. They can forge social resistance against dowry and multiple marriages by increasing women's education, social harmony and family values, they added.
Upazila chairman Abdul Malek Chistee addressed the programme as the chief guest. Besides, Fisheries officer Ahad Islam Laju, officer-in-charge investigation Ranju Ahamed, Master trainer of Islamic foundation Mufti Abdus Samad, field supervisor of Islamic foundation Shaho Rashedul Huque also attended the programme.
About 100 Imams took part in the training programme from ten unions of Debiganj upazila