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‘Mongla Port Authority Act’ draft approves 

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 05:13 PM, 19 August 2019   Updated: 05:29 PM, 19 August 2019

Photo: PID

Photo: PID

Cabinet approves a draft of ‘Mongla Port Authority Act-2019’. 

The approval comes in the regular Cabinet meeting that was held in the Prime Minister’s Office on Monday morning. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina presided over the meeting. 

Cabinet Secretary Mohammad Shafiul Alam said this at a press conference at the Secretariat on Monday noon. 

Meanwhile, a University of Science and Technology will be built in Chandpur. For this, the Cabinet approved the draft of ‘Chandpur University of Science and Technology Act-2019’. 

The university will be run in accordance with other science and technology universities of Bangladesh, said the secretary.  

On the other hand, the proposal for constructing Bangladesh Power Equipment Manufacturing Company Limited, a joint venture of the state-owned Rural Power Company Limited and the Chinese private company Sengen Star Instrument Company Limited, was approved. 

The company will manufacture various electrical equipment and electric prepaid meters. The equipment will be exported abroad after meeting the demand of the country, the cabinet secretary said.