Yesterday, a parliamentary body called on the Home Office to ask the Education Ministry to take measures to ensure that no betel leaves, cigarettes or related stores are installed in front of or at the gates of schools and colleges.
The Standing Parliamentary Committee of the Interior Ministry made this recommendation during a meeting held at the Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban.
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The ruling Awami League MP Md Shamsul Haque Tuku chaired the meeting.
The meeting brought together members of the committee, Interior Minister Asaduzzaman Khan, Kujendra Lal Tripura, Pir Fazlur Rahman, Nur Mohammad, Sultan Mohammad Mansur Ahmed and Begum Rumana Ali.
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Police and the Narcotics Control Department were also discussed at the meeting.
During the session, the parliamentary watchdog recommended stepping up the ongoing doping control program for members of the police.
The committee also called for doping tests on educational establishments and district prisons.
The meeting brought together senior secretaries from the public security department of the interior ministry, secretaries from the security services department, heads of agencies from both departments, the inspector general of police and senior officials. of the parliamentary secretariat.