The state has a great responsibility to enact law in line with the philosophy of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman to establish social justice and discipline, said Law Minister Anisul Huq.
After independence, the country got constitution and a legal framework prepared under the supervision of Father of the Nation Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, he said, adding that Bangabandhu’s political philosophy paved the social, economic and political landscape of the country.
Anisul Huq was addressing as the chief guest at a workshop on drafted Legislative Deskbook organised by Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs. The event was held at Pan Pacific Sonargaon in the capital on Sunday.
Legislative and Parliamentary Affairs Division secretary Md Mainul Kabir presided over the workshop which was addressed by Law and Justice Division secretary Md Golam Sarwar and Legislative and Parliamentary Affairs Division joint secretary and project director Dr Mohammad Mohiuddin. AK Mohammad Hossain, team leader of Deskbook preparing committee, presented the draft.
Speaking on the occasion, Anisul Huq said “One of the slogans of the government led by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is to ensure the country’s development through rule of law and empowerment of the people. The law ministry is working to expedite the task of making time-befitting and quality laws.”
The government made ordinance allowing courts to run virtually amid Covid-19 pandemic and digital security act to curb cyber crimes responding to the needs of the time, he opined.
The law minister also referred to an initiative to detect inconsistence among various laws and remove those.