JS passes Fertilizer (management) Amendment Bill, 2018

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SANGSAD BHABAN, Sept 16, 2018 (BSS) – The Jatiya Sangsad today
passed the Fertilizer (management) Amendment Bill, 2018 in an
amended form and keeping a provision of ensuring the use of
mixed balanced fertilizer on the crops.

Agriculture Minister Begum Matia Chowdhury moved the bill with
Deputy Speaker Fazley Rabbi Mia presiding over the House
proceedings. Later the House passed the bill with voice votes.

Piloting the bill, the agriculture minister said the proposed
bill will replace the Fertilizer (management)Act, 2006.

The proposed bill will ensure the use and marketing of mixed
balanced fertilizer, she added.

Earlier, the Jatiya Sangsad sent the bill to the parliamentary
standing committee on July 10, 2018 for providing committee
report.

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