Food Minister Qamrul Islam

December 1, 2017
December 1, 2017

Govt to buy rice at Tk 39 per kg

The government is going to procure 3 lakh tonnes of rice in the next Aman season from domestic sources at a price higher than that of last year's.

July 14, 2017
July 14, 2017

Qamrul finds food stock sufficient

Food Minister Qamrul Islam yesterday trashed some recent media reports on low food stock in public granaries, claiming that the

July 13, 2017
July 13, 2017

Rice crisis catches Qamrul napping

This year's unusual hike in rice prices caught Food Minister Qamrul Islam napping. Both Qamrul and the ministry he leads seemed ill prepared all along, but the minister has his own logic for that. “I'm no astrologer,” he told The Daily Star, "How could I possibly anticipate that there would be such a devastating flood?"

March 28, 2016
March 28, 2016

2 ministers didn’t violate oath: law minister

The two ministers who were found guilty of passing contemptuous comments about the chief justice neither violated the constitution nor their oath as ministers, the law minister says.

March 28, 2016
March 28, 2016

Qamrul, Mozammel attend cabinet meeting

Food Minister Qamrul Islam and Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Huq, who were found guilty of passing contemptuous comments against the chief justice, attended today’s regular cabinet meeting.

March 27, 2016
March 27, 2016

Fakhrul for resignation of Qamrul, Mozammel

Food Minister Qamrul Islam and Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Huq should resign for moral reason as they were found guilty of contempt of court, Supreme Court Bar Association president says.

March 27, 2016
March 27, 2016

Cabinet may decide Qamrul, Mozammel’s fate

Attorney General Mahbubey Alam says the cabinet may decide whether Qamrul Islam and AKM Mozammel Huq can hold the office as ministers following today’s Supreme Court judgement.

March 27, 2016
March 27, 2016

CJ comments: Ministers Qamrul, Mozammel fined

Supreme Court fines Food Minister Qamrul Islam and Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Huq Tk 50 thousand each for committing contempt of court by making contemptuous statements about the chief justice.

March 20, 2016
March 20, 2016

SC asks 2 ministers to reappear before it Mar 27

The Supreme Court seriously criticises two ministers for their comments about Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha in relation to the hearing of an appeal of war crimes convict Mir Quasem Ali.

March 15, 2016
March 15, 2016

Contempt rule hearing on 2 ministers Mar 20

The Supreme Court has adjourned the contempt rule hearing against Food Minister Qamrul Islam and Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Haque for their comment against the chief justice and sets March 20 for hearing the rule.