University of Science and Technology in the name of Bangabandhu has been approved in Pirojpur

Published : 17 May 2021, 18:41

Sahos Desk

A virtual cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday gave final approval to the draft of 'Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman University of Science and Technology, Pirojpur Act, 2021'.

Cabinet Secretary Khandaker Anwarul Islam said the new law was being enacted following the laws of other universities. The draft will be sent to Parliament after verification by the Law Ministry to pass. This university will be established in Sadar Upazila of Pirojpur. One or more institutes can be set up for higher education and research.

At present, educational activities are being conducted in 157 universities in Bangladesh, out of which 46 are government and 107 are private. There are also four medical universities

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