A bill was placed in parliament tonight to establish a higher educational institution for promotion and upgradation of the aeronautical and aerospace studies in the country.
Education Minister Dipu Moni placed the bill in the House titled: “'Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Aviation and Aerospace University, 2019 Bill.”
The proposed law was sent to the respective scrutiny committee for further examination. The committee was asked to submit its report within one day.
As per the proposed law, Bangladesh Air Force Academy, Flying Instructor School, Flight Safety Institute, Command and Staff Training Institute, Aeronautical Institute and Officers Training Institute will be affiliated with the university.
The Vice-chancellor of the university will be from Air Force who will be Air Vice Marshal or of above rank or retired Air Vice Marshal or of above rank. The Vice-chancellor will be appointed for a four-year term and not more than two terms.