Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (Amendment) Bill 2020 passed in JS

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SANGSAD BHABAN, Nov 18, 2020 (BSS) – The Jatiya Sangsad today passed the Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (Amendment) Bill, 2020 to empower the Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC).

State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid moved the bill in the House which was unanimously passed by voice votes with Deputy Speaker Fazle Rabbi Miah in the chair.

Earlier, the Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (Amendment) Bill, 2020 was placed in Parliament on June 23, 2020.

Opposition lawmakers including Fakhrul Imam of Mymensingh-8, Pir Fazlur Rahman of Sunamganj-4, Shamim Haider Patwary of Gaibandha-1 and Rumeen Farhana of Women seat-50 also discussed on the proposed law.