PM Hasina: New divisions will be named Padma, Meghna

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday said she wants to upgrade Faridpur and Comilla as two new divisions after the names of two major rivers – Padma and Meghna.

She said: “I have decided to form two new divisions after two rivers, one would be named after Padma and another after Meghna.” 

The Prime Minister revealed it while opening the newly-constructed office building for Awami League’s Comilla City unit virtually from her official residence Ganobhaban.


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She said if the division is formed after the name of Comilla other districts might not be interested to join it.

The PM said she will form Faridpur Division after the name of Padma, another famous river of the country.

LGRD Minister Tazul Islam, AL organizing secretary Abu Sayeed Al Mahmood Swapon and local Awami League MP AKM Bahauddin and other local AL leaders joined the virtual the function from the new office building.

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