Secretariat Correspondent: The government has promoted 136 officials holding the rank of deputy secretary to the post of joint secretary.
Three separate orders were issued in this regard by the public administration ministry on Sunday.
As part of the procedure, they are currently attached to the public administration ministry as officers on special duty (OSD).
Meanwhile, 12 deputy commissioners elevated to joint secretaries. They have already been shifted to different offices.
But they will continue to serve as deputy commissioners until their replacements take office.
In February 2018, the government promoted 391 officials to the same posts while 154 were elevated to the rank of additional secretary.
risingbd/Dhaka/June 16, 2019/Hassan/AKA