The number of elders in this cabinet is more. The average age of ministers is about 66 years. Among them, two ministers are more than 80 years old. And the youngest member of the cabinet is Education Minister Mohibul Hasan Chowdhury. Who is in his 40s.
Awami League won with an absolute majority in the 12th parliamentary elections. This time Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is accompanied by 25 ministers and 11 state ministers. They have already taken oath.
According to the affidavit submitted to the Election Commission and information on the ministry’s website, the average age of the members of this cabinet is about 66 years, which was 60 earlier.
The senior-most member of the new cabinet is Planning Minister retired Major General Abdus Salam. Age 81 years 8 months. He is exactly one year younger than Finance Minister Abul Hasan Mahmud Ali.
Meanwhile, the youngest member of the cabinet is Education Minister Mohibul Hasan Chowdhury. His age is 40 years and 7 months.
Analysis of the data shows that there are 15 members aged between 70 and 80 in this year’s cabinet. Among them, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is 76 years and 4 months old. This list includes senior leaders like ACM Mozammel Haque and Obaidul Quader.
11 Ministers and State Ministers aged 60 to 69 years. And there are 5 people between 50 and 59 years. On the other hand, four people aged 40 to 49 years. Apart from the Education Minister, they include the State Minister for Posts, Telecommunications and Information Technology Junaid Ahmed Palak, the State Minister for Information and Broadcasting Mohammad Ali Arafat and the State Minister for Primary and Mass Education Rumana Ali.