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POST TIME: 10 July, 2018 00:00 00 AM
Sylhet Medical University Act bill placed in JS
BSS

Sylhet Medical University Act bill placed in JS

Sylhet Medical University Act, 2018 Bill was placed in the Jatiya Sangsad yesterday aiming to establish a university for developing and enhancing higher education, research and quality of services in medical education in the country, reports BSS. State Minister for Health and Family Welfare Dr Zahid Malique on behalf of the Health and Family Welfare Minister Mohammad Nasim placed the bill in the House with Deputy Speaker Fazley Rabbi Mia in the chair.

Describing the proposed bill, the state minister said the bill came as per the assurance made by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. “It is necessary and justified to establish a university in the Sylhet district for developing and enhancing the higher education, research and modern knowledge practice in the medical science of the country,” he added.

The state minister urged the parliament to send the bill to the parliamentary standing committee for further scrutinise the bill within 30 days. Another report adds: Bangladesh Employees Welfare Board (amendment) Act, 2018 bill was placed yesterday in the Jatiya Sangsad with a view to ensure the financial benefit of the employees. State Minister for Public Administration Minister on behalf of the PUblic Administration Syed Ashraful Islam placed the bill in the Jatiya Sangsad with Deputy Speaker Fazley Rabbi Mia in the chair. Under the proposed act, he said if any employees expired then the family of the deceased will get the financial benefit of the joint insurance and will get other fixed financial benefit time to time recommended by the government, she said.