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Home ministry divided into two divisions

To bring dynamism in the ministry activities, the Ministry of Home Affairs yesterday was divided into two divisions - Public Safety Division and Security Services Division. A gazette notification issued by Cabinet Division in this regard came to effect from this morning. Under the Public Safety Division, there will be politics and ICT, police, ansar and border, law and order, administration and finance, and development departments. The Security Services Division will have security and national telecom monitoring centre, fire and narcotics, law and order, immigration, prison and coordination, administration and finance, and development departments. According to the ministry’s organogramme, a total of 460 posts-260 for the Security Service Division and 200 for the Public Security Division-have been created The circular issued by the Cabinet Division said that the prime minister has restructured the ministry in line with the Rules of Business.
The Home Ministry earlier had eight large department-Bangladesh Police, BGB, Department of Narcotics and Control, Department of Immigration and Passports, Bangladesh Coast Guard, Ansar and VDP, Department of Fire Service and Civil Defence and Department of Prisons.
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  • 19 January 2017