SANGSAD BHABAN, Sept 13, 2018 (BSS) – The Jatiya Sangsad today passed the
Sylhet Medical University Bill, 2018 in an amended form as recommended by the
parliamentary standing committee.
Health and Family Welfare Minister Mohammad Nasim moved the bill in the
House, which was passed unanimously by voice votes with Speaker Dr Shirin
Sharmin Chaudhury in the chair.
“It is necessary to set up a Medical University in Sylhet for improving the quality of
the medical education …it would also widen the scope of higher education,
research and modern education in the medical education,” according to the
object of the bill.
With the introduction of the Bill, Mohammad Nasim said the parliamentary
standing committee has recommended the bill following the commitment came
from the Prime Minister.
Earlier, the Jatiya Sangsad has sent the bill to the parliamentary standing committee on July 9 in
2018 for providing report.