Electricity and gas prices can now be adjusted without a public hearing after the cabinet yesterday amended a law, paving the way for introducing dynamic energy pricing in Bangladesh.
The Cabinet today approved, in principle, a draft of the Press Council (Amendment) Act 2022 – keeping the provision of imposing fine for “false reporting".
The cabinet approves a draft policy for disposing of radioactive waste in light of the new nuclear power plant that is being built in the country.
The cabinet yesterday approved in principle the draft of a law framed to recognise top Qawmi degree Dawra-e-Hadith as equivalent to master's in Islamic studies and Arabic.
The cabinet discusses on the quota issue to put an end to the crisis, Planning Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal says.
Inspector General of Police (IGP) AKM Shahidul Hoque says although the Cabinet approves in principle the draft of the Digital Security Bill, 2018 repealing section 57 of the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Act, the proceedings of the filed cases under Section 57 will continue.
The cabinet adopts a condolence motion over death of Lucky Akhond, a musician who is heralded as a legend in the industry of Bangladesh.
Cabinet approves draft of new BSTI law proposing two-year jail and fine of Tk one lakh for producing and marketing goods without BSTI license.
Government approves a draft law with a provision of jail term and fine for a person who is affected with transmitted disease but does not undergo medical detection procedure.
The cabinet yesterday approved a proposal to increase salaries of judges in line with the Eight National Pay Scale.
Cabinet approves proposal to hike salaries and benefits of members of Bangladesh Judicial Service, fixing monthly salary of senior district judges at Tk 78,000.
The power ministry is set to seek decision of the cabinet's purchase committee to either cancel an on-going power tender because of controversy surrounding it or award its contract to a Chinese consortium that created the controversy.
The cabinet yesterday finally gave the nod to the draft Bangladesh EPZ Labour Law 2016, with provisions for forming legal trade unions in factories inside of the Export Processing Zones (EPZ).
Cabinet gives final approval to the draft of the ‘The Bangladesh EPZ Labour Law, 2016’ keeping a provision for constituting labour organisations in the Export Processing Zones (EPZs) as well as forming a permanent wage board for their workers.
The cabinet yesterday approved a draft deal to allow Bangladeshi private recruiting agents to send workers to Malaysia following the failure of the government-to-government (G2G) labour recruitment system.
The cabinet today okayed a draft deal for ‘G2G Plus’ that will allow private firms to send workers to Malaysia through government arrangement. The government hopes it can send 15 lakh workers under the new deal over the next three years.
Information Minister Hasanul Haque Inu says the draft of a ‘Broadcast Law’ will be placed at the next session of Parliament in June after getting clearance from Cabinet.
The cabinet yesterday approved the draft of "The Citizenship Law, 2016," expanding the scope of having dual citizenship by expatriate Bangladeshis.
Cabinet gives final nod to the draft of a law expanding the existing scope of getting dual citizenship.