228 NGOs’ registration canceled in 4yrs: Minister...

228 NGOs’ registration canceled in 4yrs: Minister

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 07:10 PM, 27 January 2022  

Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Haque; File Photo

Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Haque; File Photo

Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Haque today said the registration of 228 NGOs has been canceled in the last four years due to various reasons including violation of conditions.

The minister said this in a question-answer (Q&A) session at Jatiya Sangsad in the capital on Thursday. Speaker Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury presided over the Q&A session. 

Mozammel Haque said the government has canceled the registration of 228 NGOs from 2017 to 2021 for various reasons. 

Replying to a query by Jatiya Party MP Mashiur Rahman Ranga, the minister said there are currently 260 foreign NGOs registered under the Bureau of NGO Affairs and there are 2,266 local NGOs. In all, 2,526 NGOs have been registered.

The Minister further said the name of the project, duration of the project, amount of money, date of approval of the project, purpose of the project, information related to the project area, allocation for the project in districts or upazilas – these issues are being monitored and properly complied with.

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