The government of Bangladesh will investigate how Islamic banks, including the Islami Bank of Bangladesh, and other financial institutions have spent their profits till date to check the financing of militancy in the country. State Minister for Home Affairs Asaduzzaman Khan informed the media that intelligence personnel have been instructed to check whether there are any inconsistencies in the financial statements of these institutions.
A national committee has been tasked with launching a campaign against militancy. The campaign will seek help from eminent media personalities. The government of Bangladesh has also decided to intensify the monitoring of social media websites like Facebook.