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JS passes Sylhet Medical University Bill, 2018

The Jatiya Sangsad today passed the

Sylhet Medical University Bill, 2018 in an amended form as recommended by the

parliamentary standing committee.

Health and Family Welfare Minister Mohammad Nasim moved the bill in the

House, which was passed unanimously by voice votes with Speaker Dr Shirin

Sharmin Chaudhury in the chair.

It is necessary to set up a Medical University in Sylhet for improving the quality of

the medical education it would also widen the scope of higher education,

research and modern education in the medical education, according to the

object of the bill.

With the introduction of the Bill, Mohammad Nasim said the parliamentary

standing committee has recommended the bill following the commitment came

from the Prime Minister.

Earlier, the Jatiya Sangsad has sent the bill to the parliamentary standing committee on July 9 in

2018 for providing report.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)