Ministry of Home Affairs (Bangladesh)

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People's Republic of Bangladesh Ministry of Home Affairs
স্বরাষ্ট্র মন্ত্রণালয়
Sarāṣṭra Montronaloya
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Agency overview
Formed April 14, 1971; 46 years ago (1971-04-14)
Jurisdiction Government of Bangladesh
Headquarters Building # 8, Bangladesh Secretariat, Dhaka
Annual budget 8857,59,98 thousand taka (2013-2014)[1]
Minister responsible
Child agencies
Website http://www.mha.gov.bd

The Ministry of Home Affairs (Bengali: স্বরাষ্ট্র মন্ত্রণালয়; Sarāṣṭra Montronaloya) (abbreviated as MHA) or Home Ministry is a ministry of the Government of Bangladesh. An interior ministry, it is mainly responsible for the maintenance of internal security and domestic policy. It contains two divisions:[2][3]

Senior officials

Ministerial team

The ministerial team at the MHA (mha.gov.bd) is headed by the Minister of Home Affairs, who is assigned to them to manage the ministers office and ministry.

  • Minister — Mr. Asaduzzaman khan kamal,MP (Bangladesh Awami League)

Home Secretary and other senior officials

The Ministers are supported by a number of civilian, scientific and professional advisors. The Home Secretary is the senior civil servant at the MHA. His/Her role is to ensure the MHA operates effectively as a department of the government.

  • Home Secretary — Dr. Md. Mozammel Haque Khanhuiyan

Departments

Public Security Division

Matters relating to coordination by administrative, diplomatic, security, intelligence, legal, regulatory and economic agencies of the country for the management of international borders, creation of infrastructure like roads/fencing and floodlighting of borders, border areas development programme pilot project on Multi-purpose National Identity Card.
Dealing with management of coastal borders.
Dealing with management assistance of law and order along with other enforcement agencies. Village Defence Party works for the village law and order along with socioeconomic development.

Security Services Division

Controls the Illegal trafficking, use and consumption of narcotic Drugs.

References

  1. ^ http://www.mof.gov.bd/en/budget/13_14/cdg/en/22_home_en.pdf
  2. ^ "Home ministry gets two divisions". Retrieved 2016-09-17. 
  3. ^ http://www.thedailystar.net/politics/gazette-home-ministrys-split-published-1347715


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