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7 people appointed as state ministers and announced, swearing in evening

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7 people appointed as state ministers and announced, swearing in evening

The Cabinet Department has issued a notification appointing 7 more people as Ministers of State in the Cabinet. This notification was issued on Friday afternoon.

Those who were appointed as State Ministers are – Reserved Women Member of Parliament Nahid Izahar Khan of Dhaka, Rokeya Sultana of Jaipurhat, Shamsun Nahar Chapa of Tangail, Wasika Ayesha Khan of Chittagong and Member of Parliament for Rajshahi-5 Constituency Abdul Wadud, Member of Parliament for Chittagong-14 Constituency Md. Nazrul Islam Chowdhury and Member of Parliament for Naogaon-2 Shahiduzzaman Sarkar.

These seven state ministers will take oath around 7:30 pm today. President Md. Sahabuddin will administer the oath to the new state ministers at Bangabhaban.

The new cabinet was sworn in on January 11 after the 12th National Assembly elections. The number of members of this cabinet including Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is 37. Out of which there are 25 full ministers and 11 state ministers.

Awami League sources say that apart from the two ministries that do not have ministers or state ministers, state ministers can be appointed in the ministries of finance, health, planning, local government and education.



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