Ministry of Environment & Forest renamed

MNA National Desk: The Ministry of Environment and Forest has been renamed Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change. The approval for changing the name was given at a Cabinet meeting at the Secretariat on Monday with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair.

Briefing reporters after the meeting Cabinet Secretary Md. Shafiul Alam said the change in the name of the ministry has been done keeping consistency with neighbouring countries, reported news agency.

The cabinet also approved a proposal to allow the concerned officials to fell trees in the reserved in Moheshkhali of Cox’s Bazar district for installation of single point mooring of Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation.