The new central committee of the organization will be declared after the council session at the Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh at 3pm
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has inaugurated the 12th national conference of Bangladesh Jatiya Sramik League (BJSL), the labour wing of Bangladesh Awami League.
Sheikh Hasina, also the Awami League president, opened the conference by releasing pigeons and balloons at Suhrawardy Udyan in Dhaka on Saturday morning, reports BSS.
The new central committee of the organization will be declared after the council session at the Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh (IEB) auditorium in the capital at 3pm.
More than 8,000 councillors along with equal number of delegates from 78 district organizations across the country with the BJSL's central committee leaders joined the conference.
Besides, a number of foreign guests including labour leaders are participating in the event.
Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman founded the BJSL, the largest labour organization in the country, on October 12, 1969.
The last conference of the BJSL was held on July 19 in 2012. Labour leaders Sukkur Mahmud and Sirajul Islam were elected president and general secretary respectively.