Bangladesh govt condemns Israeli attacks on Gaza
The cabinet today strongly condemned the indiscriminate attacks and killing by the Israeli military in Gaza in the last five days.
It also termed the killing of a huge number of innocent people, including women and children, there by the Israeli troops as a clear violation of human rights.
The condemnation came at the regular cabinet meeting held at Bangladesh Secretariat with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair.
After the meeting, Cabinet Secretary M Musharraf Hossain Bhuiyan briefed reporters.
He said the cabinet also called upon the international community to create pressure on Israel to stop such attacks.
Bhuiyan said the cabinet approved in principle the draft of " The Bangladesh Railway Board (annulment) Law, 2014" and "The Amended Draft of the Agreement between Bangladesh and Azerbaijan".
The meeting was also apprised of the verdict of the international tribunal on Bangladesh-India maritime boundary in the Bay of Bengal.
Ministers and state ministers concerned attended the meeting, while concerned secretaries were present.