Deputy Leader of Parliament Matia Chowdhury has been given ministerial status and benefits by the government. This information was given in a gazette issued on Sunday.
It has been said that this benefit of Matia Chowdhury will be effective from January 29.
Speaker recognized Sherpur-2 Constituency Member of Parliament Matia Chowdhury as Deputy Leader of Parliament on January 29.
Matia was also in charge of the deputy leader of the parliament during the previous government. He got this responsibility after the death of former parliament deputy leader Syeda Sajeda Chowdhury.
This member of the presidium of Awami League performed the duties of the deputy leader with the rank and privileges of the minister during the last government period as well.