Justice minister turned frugal amid global economic downturn


Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Anisul Huq said on Saturday that while Bangladesh’s economic situation was better, everything should be frugal following the volatile global economic situation triggered by the Russian-Ukrainian conflict. and the Covid pandemic.

“Any country should have a reserve of three months to pay its import bill to be considered financially well-off. . . Bangladesh has a reserve of seven and a half months. But we are vigilant and we want to be thrifty,” he said.

The minister made the remarks while addressing the Annual General Meeting of the Bangladesh Registration Service Association as a guest of honor at the Bangabandhu International Conference Center in the capital.

Anisul noted that in the current situation, Pakistan only has the capacity to pay the import bill for two months, while Sri Lanka only has a one-day capacity.

Calling on deputy clerks to provide quality services to the public, he said,

“Bangladesh has changed under the dynamic leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. Sub-registrars need to adapt to the new Bangladesh,” he added.

Noting that the government wants to decrease the number of cases, the minister said, but many cases start with land disputes.

The registration service, however, is being digitized to reduce this dispute, he said, if the electronic registration process can be introduced in all sub-registrars across the country, it It will be possible to provide a quick registration service to people, thus reducing land disputes.

Chaired by President of BRAS Md Ziaul Haque, Secretary of Legislative and Parliamentary Affairs Division Md Moinul Kabir, Secretary of Law and Justice Division Md Golam Sarwar, Inspector General of Registration Directorate Shahidul Alam Jhinuk and BRAS General Secretary Md Zahid Hossain were present at the meeting among others.


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