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Hasina announces names of 16 AL presidium members, 4 joint gen secys

  • Published at 07:59 pm October 23rd, 2016
Hasina announces names of 16 AL presidium members, 4 joint gen secys
Re-elected Awami League President Sheikh Hasina announced the names of party presidium members, joint secretaries and treasurer on Sunday evening, reported UNB. Hasina announced the names of 16 presidium members, four joint general secretaries and the treasurer just after being elected the party president for the eighth consecutive time on the second day of Awami League's 20th national council, held at the Institute of Engineers, Bangladesh in Dhaka. The 16 presidium members are: Sheikh Hasina, Obaidul Quader, Syeda Sajeda Chowdhury, Matia Chowdhury, Sheikh Fazlul Karim Selim, Mohammad Nasim, Kazi Zafarullah, Syed Ashraful Islam, Sahara Khatun, Mosharraf Hossain, Nurul Islam Nahid, Abdur Razzak, Faruk Khan, Abdul Mannan Khan, Ramesh Chandra Sen and Pijush Kanti Bhattacharya. The four joint secretaries are Mahbub-Ul-Alam Hanif, Dipu Moni, Jahangir Kabir Nanak and Abdur Rahman, while the treasurer is Ashiqur Rahman. Earlier, Razzak, convener of constitution sub-committee of the council, presented amendments to the party constitution, which was passed by its councillors. According to the amendments, the number of presidium members will be increased to 19, including party president and general secretary, from the existing 15, while that of joint secretaries to four from the existing three. Besides, there will be eight organising secretaries in place of seven.