DHAKA: Law Minister Anisul Huq today said lawmakers are at liberty to discuss all the issues for the state at the parliament and no law was violated through their discussion about the apex court judgement on 16th amendment of the constitution.
Narrating different initiatives adopted by the government for modernizing land offices, the minister said, "Process is on to turn the Directorate of Registration to a department and this is in the final stage. I hope the members of Bangladesh registration service association will soon be able to introduce themselves as officials of a department."
"The government already constructed 48 district registration and 233 sub-registry offices. Project for constructing of 14 more district registration and 98 sub-registry offices has been approved in April. Construction work under this project will start in the current fiscal," he added.
The minister said government has adopted a plan to send officials of Directorate of Registration abroad for getting training and government orders have already been issued to send 17 such officials to the United Kingdom soon.
Presided over by BPATC Rector Dr. M Aslam Alam, the function was addressed by local lawmaker Dr Md Enamur Rahman, Law and Justice Division Secretary Abu Saleh Sheikh Md Zahirul Haque and Inspector General of Directorate of Registration Khan Md. Abdul Mannan, among others.
The minister distributed certificates among 30 sub-registers those took part in the two-month long course.