Buddhist Religious Welfare Trust

Buddhist Religious Welfare Trust is an autonomous government body that is responsible for the welfare of the Buddhist community in Bangladesh and is located in Dhaka, Bangladesh.[1][2]

Buddhist Religious Welfare Trust
Formation1984
HeadquartersDhaka, Bangladesh
Region served
Bangladesh
Official language
Bengali
WebsiteBuddhist Religious Welfare Trust

HistoryEdit

Buddhist Religious Welfare Trust was established in 1984. It was placed under the Ministry of Religious Affairs. It is headquartered in Kamalapur Dharmarajika Bauddha Vihara in Kamalapur, Dhaka.[3][4] The trust was established under the Buddhist Religious Welfare Trust Ordinance, 1983.[5] The trust received 30 million taka from the government for its 2012 budget.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Buddhist Religious Welfare Trust-Ministry of Religious Affairs". brwt.gov.bd. Retrieved 5 October 2017.
  2. ^ "Buddhist Welfare Trust". The Daily Star. 30 March 2009. Retrieved 5 October 2017.
  3. ^ Barua, Sukomal. "Buddhist Welfare Trust, The". en.banglapedia.org. Banglapedia. Retrieved 5 October 2017.
  4. ^ "Government to ensure dignity of people of all faiths, says Prime Minister Hasina". daily-sun.com. Retrieved 5 October 2017.
  5. ^ "Buddhist Religious Welfare Trust Ordinance, 1983 (Ordinance No. LXIX of 1983)". bdlaws.minlaw.gov.bd. Retrieved 5 October 2017.
  6. ^ "Christian welfare trust fund raised". bdnews24.com. Retrieved 5 October 2017.