He reiterated that the wrongdoers and those who have links with communal forces will not be placed in the fresh committees of Awami League
He said while addressing the press after a meeting with the party’s joint general secretaries and organizing secretaries at Awami League's central office in Bangabandhu Avenue, Dhaka on Friday, reports BSS.
Quader, also the road transport and bridges minister, said: "All of those who joined Awami League from other parties are not intruders … if there are no allegations of wrongdoings or of communalism against them, they are not infiltrators.
"Many of those who joined our party have a clean image."
He reiterated that the wrongdoers and those who have links with communal forces will not be placed in the fresh committees of Awami League.
Replying to a question about resignation of seniors leaders of BNP, the Quader said it is the outcome of BNP’s negative politics.
At the outset of the meeting, Quader said councils of expired committees of district, upazila, city, thana and ward levels of the party are being held across the country ahead of the party's national council slated for December 20-21.
He urged local leaders and activists of Awami League to refrain from ill competition inside the party.
Stating Awami League as one the oldest political parties in the country, the party's Presidium Member Mohammed Nasim said it is the only organization that timely holds its triennial national council if there is no problem.
Among others, the party's Joint General Secretaries Dr Dipu Moni, Jahangir Kabir Nanak and Abdur Rahman, Organizing Secretary and State Minister for Shipping Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury, State Minister for Foreign Affairs Md Shahriar Alam, Office Secretary Dr Abdus Sobhan Golap were present during the program.