Registration mandatory for NGOs

The non-government organisations (NGOs)must register with NGO Affairs Bureau to operate in Bangladesh and receive funds from international donors, according to the draft of a new law on foreign grants.

ngoThe cabinet today gave final approval to the draft of Foreign Grants (Voluntary Activities) Regulation Act 2014.

With Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair, the weekly cabinet approved the act which empowered the bureau to cancel the registration of any private organisation for its irregularities, Cabinet Secretary Mosharraf Hossain Bhuiyan told reporters after the meeting.

-Star Online Report