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  • Published at 02:58 am August 15th, 2015

“Some of the killers were hanged [in 2010] and some are on the run...but the conspirators are yet to be punished.”

Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Huq told a function organised to distribute cattle in madrasas and orphanages marking the National Mourning Day.

“It cannot be accepted that they they cannot give 7.5% VAT while they are able to pay Tk30,000-50,000 as tuition fee.”

Finance Minister Abul Mal Abdul Muhith yesterday said VAT on tuition fees of private universities would not be lifted.

“It is a matter of Khaleda’s personal preferences. We have nothing to say about it”

BNP standing committee member Nazrul Islam Khan said while talking about BNP chief Khaleda Zia's birthday celebration on August 15, also the death anniversary of the Father of the Nation Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

“This is due to the fact that the sector is heavily politicised. But in economic terms, this sector is very prosperous if smooth operations can be ensured. The government has also failed to pass a motor vehicle act yet even after taking initiatives in 2012 because of pressure from beneficiary groups”

Hossain Zillur Rahman, Power and Participation Research Centre executive chairman and former adviser to the caretaker government, said on Thursday.

“The government hatched a conspiracy to create division in the alliance during the farcical national election. The 20-party alliance’s unity is still strong”

Nazrul Islam Khan, a standing committee member of BNP, said in a press briefing at party Chairperson Khaleda Zia’s Gulshan office on Thursday.