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Bill placed to establish aviation, aerospace university

  • Published at 11:21 pm February 26th, 2019
web-File photo of the session room inside the Bangladesh Parliament <b>Syed Zakir Hossain/Dhaka Tribune</b>
File photo of the session room inside the Bangladesh Parliament Syed Zakir Hossain/Dhaka Tribune

Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni placed the bill in the House and it was sent to the respective scrutiny committee for further examination

A bill titled 'Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Aviation and Aerospace University Bill, 2019' was placed in the parliament on Tuesday to establish a higher educational institution for promotion and upgradation of the aeronautical and aerospace studies in the country.  

Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni placed the bill in the House and it was sent to the respective scrutiny committee for further examination. 

The committee was asked to submit its report within one day.

As per the proposed law, Bangladesh Air Force Academy, Flying Instructor School, Flight Safety Institute, Command and Staff Training Institute, Aeronautical Institute and Officers Training Institute will be affiliated with the university.

The vice-chancellor of the university will be from Air Force who will be at least an Air Vice Marshal or of above rank or a retired Air Vice Marshal or of above rank. The vice-chancellor will be appointed for a four-year term and not more than two terms.