President gives consent to 11 bills

DHAKA, Oct 01, 2018 : President M Abdul Hamid today gave his consent to 11 bills passed in the 22nd session of the 10th Jatiya Sangsad, said a Parliament Secretariat handout this evening.

The bills assented by the President are: Bangladesh Agriculture Development Corporation Bill 2018, Barind Multipurpose Development Authority (BMDA) Bill 2018, Textile Bill 2018, Sylhet Medical University Bill 2018, Dowry Prohibition Bill 2018, Fertilizer (Management) (Amendment) Bill 2018, National Academy for Planning and Development Bill 2018, Hindu Religious Welfare Trust Bill 2018, Bangladesh Employees Welfare Board (Amendment) Bill 2018, Agricultural Marketing Bill 2018 and National Skill Development Authority Bill 2018.

A total of 18 bills, including the Digital Security Bill 2018 and the Road Transport Bill 2018, were passed in the last session, which was prorogued on September 20 last.