JaPa is going to create a new post, chief patron, for Raushon Ershad
The ninth national council of Jatiya Party (JaPa) has begun in Dhaka.
The council commenced at the Engineers Institute just after 10am on Saturday, reports UNB.
Jatiya Party is going to create a new post, chief patron, for party founder HM Ershad's widow Raushon Ershad while GM Quader will remain in the post of chairman.
As chief patron, Raushon, who is currently serving as the senior co-chairman of the party, will remain above the chairman. "She will be given the highest honour in the party, and at its meetings or general meetings," Secretary General Moshiur Rahman Ranga told reporters.
Quoting the party chairman, Ranga said Raushon will hold the highest position in the party as long as she is alive.
However, the Jatiya Party chairman will enjoy the highest power in the party and he will preside over all meetings.