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ABCP Bangladesh National Center, headed by Most Ven. Jyotipal Mahathero as President and Mr. D.P. Barua as Secretary General, was established in 1975. Since then the National Center has been functioning for peace and disarmament in the world. Venerable Jyotipal Mahathero, the President of ABCP Bangladesh National Center, was awarded the “International Peace Gold Medal” in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the cause of world peace based on compassionate teachings of Lord Buddha in 1979. The National Center, after the death of Most Ven. Joytipal Mahathero, was headed by Most Ven. Santa Pada Mahathero, the then Secretary General of Bangladesh Supreme Sangha Council. After his death, Mr. D.P. Barua was elected as the President of ABCP Bangladesh National Center. Professionally a renowned Journalist, he was Chief Editor and Managing Director of Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS), the National news agency of Bangladesh.