Bangladeshi students may soon need to take dope test for university admissions | World News

Dhaka: Bangladeshi Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan has said that dope test will be made mandatory to students for university admission. The minister on Sunday told a press conference on the occasion of the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking that a law is being formulated for the dope test to be conducted on students for university admission, Xinhua news agency reported.

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“Medical tests including the dope test will be done at the time of their admission,” the minister was quoted as saying by the Bangladeshi news agency UNB.

In answering a question, the minister said, “We have already started dope test of police members when the prime minister announced zero tolerance against drug abuse.”

A proposal has also been sent to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on introducing dope test before appointment of government officials and employees, according to him.

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