Two bills land in Parliament

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Staff Reporter:

Two bills, Cost and Management Accountants Bill 2018 and Bangladesh Rehabilitation Council Bill 2018 — were placed in the Jatiya Sangsad on Thursday.

Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed piloted the Cost and Management Accountants Bill to replace the existing ordinance promulgated in 1977 during the military regime.

Later, the bill was sent to the relevant parliamentary standing committee for further scrutiny.

As per the Bill, the proper standards will have to be followed in preparation of financial reporting.

Social Welfare Minister Rashed Khan Menon piloted the Bangladesh Rehabilitation Council Bill 2018 aiming to provide proper rehabilitation services to the disabled community as 10 percent of the country’s population is facing any sort of disabilities according to different local and international statistics.

Later, the bill was sent to the relevant parliamentary standing committee for further scrutiny.

In the Rehabilitation Council Bill, there is a provision to form a 33-member board of council to regulate the rehabilitation centres of persons with disabilities.unb

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