The councillors in the two city corporations will also take oath on the day
The newly elected mayors and councillors of Dhaka South and North City Corporations will take oath at the Prime Minister’s Office on Thursday.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will administer the oath of office to Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) Mayor Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh and Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) Mayor Atiqul Islam at Shapla Hall at the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) at 10:30am in Dhaka, reports BSS.
Besides, Local Government, Rural Development and Co-operatives Minister Md Tazul Islam will administer the oath of offices to the councillors from the general wards and reserved women’s seats in the two city corporations at the same venue, Public Relation Officer of LGRD and Cooperative Ministry Mohammad Mahmudul Hasan told journalists on Wednesday.
The polls to the DSCC and DNCC were held on February 1. Awami League-backed candidates- Barrister Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh and Atiqul Islam-swept the elections as residents of the capital elected their mayors to hold the offices of DSCC and DNCC for next five years.