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 Cabinet Secretary Khandker Anwarul Islam said, “The cabinet yesterday approved in principle the draft of the Bangladesh Film Artists’ Welfare Trust Act, 2020 to mainly ensure overall welfare of the actors and actresses of the Bangladesh film industry and enhance their professional excellence,” reports BSS.
 Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina joined the virtual meeting through a videoconference from her official residence Ganabhaban, while other cabinet members got connected from Bangladesh Secretariat in Dhaka, reports thefinancialexpressbd.com.
 He said the Information Ministry placed the bill following a directive of the Prime Minister.
 There will be a board headed by the information minister as its chairman to run the trust, said the Cabinet Secretary adding that a managing director will be there to act as the executive chief of the trust.