One promoted to minister, another newly appointed: Cabinet secy

Staff Correspondent . Dhaka | Update:

Imran Ahmed and Fazilatunnesa IndiraA state minister has been promoted to full minister and a new state minister has been appointed to the cabinet, cabinet secretary Mohammad Shafiul Alam has said.

He said the oath taking will be held on Saturday evening.

According to the cabinet source, Awami League women affairs secretary Fazilatunnesa Indira will be made the state minister.

The state minister for expatriates’ welfare and overseas employment, Imran Ahmed, will be promoted to the full minister.

Earlier, a minor change was made in the cabinet in May.

In the first reshuffle in the cabinet since its formation on 7 January 2019, two ministers and three state ministers were given new charges, reports UNB.

Posts, telecommunications and information technology minister Mustafa Jabbar ws made minister for the posts and telecommunications division while state minister for information and communications technology division Zunaid Ahmed Palak got the responsibility of information and technology division as state minister.

State minister for health and family welfare Murad Hassan was made state minister for the information ministry.

Local government, rural development and cooperatives minister Tajul Islam was made the minister for local government division while state minister for local government, rural development and co-operatives Shawpan Bhattacharjee was made the state minister for rural development and cooperatives division.

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