Licences of 46 pharmaceuticals companies were cancelled from January to November 18, 2021.
Health and Family Welfare Minister Zahid Maleque said this to Jatiya Sangsad in responding to a question of Mymensingh-11 MP Kajim Uddin Ahmed on Thursday.
Of these, 17 are homoeo pharmaceuticals companies, four are herbal, five are allopathic, eight are Unani and 14 are Ayurvedic companies. At the same time, production and marketing of all types of drugs by 46 manufacturing companies were suspended.
Mobile courts filed 1,715 cases in 2020-2021 and relized Tk 7,58,00,100, the minister also said.