JS body recommends taking measures to stop entry of illegal arms
The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Chittagong Hill Tracts Affairs Ministry today suggested the police administration take strict measures to prevent the entry of illegal arms into the country ahead of the next general election.
It also stressed the need for maintaining law and order in the Chittagong Hill Tracts area through coordination with the local public representatives, superintendents of police and deputy commissioners of Bandarban, Rangamati, and Khagrachhari districts.
The parliamentary watchdog came up with the suggestion in its 15th meeting with chairman Md Dabirul Islam in the chair at the Parliament Bhaban.
The committee also held an elaborate discussion on the law and order situation in the Chittagong Hill Tracts area and post-flood rehabilitation activities.
It also stressed the need for establishing brick kilns after consultation with the CHT Affairs Ministry and Environment, Forest, and Climate Change Ministry for the continuation of the overall development activities in the CHT area.
The committee also suggested taking steps to recognise rubber produced in Bangladesh as an agricultural product.