New Gazipur city mayor sworn in

United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Published: 01:19, Jul 27,2018


Prime minister Sheikh Hasina poses for a photograph during the oath taking ceremony of newly elected Gazipur city mayor and councillors at PMO in Dhaka on Thursday. — New Age photo

Newly elected mayor of Gazipur City Corporation Jahangir Alam took oath of office on Thursday.
Prime minister Sheikh Hasina administered the oath at a ceremony held at Shapla Hall of her office.
Later, 70 newly elected councillors of general wards and female councillors of the reserved seats of Gazipur City Corporation were also sworn in at the same venue.
Local government, rural development and cooperatives minister Khandker Mosharraf Hossain administered the oath to the councillors.
Local government division senior secretary Zafar Ahmed Khan conducted the oath-taking ceremony.
Awami League general secretary and road transport and bridges minister Obaidul Quader was present.
Awami League candidate Jahangir Alam was elected mayor in the last GCC election held on June 26.


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