Awami League, one of the oldest political parties of this subcontinent, got its new leadership in Dhaka Metropolitan Awami League units.
Sheikh Bazlur Rahman and SA Mannan Kochi were made president and general secretary of Dhaka north unit of Bangladesh Awami League. Besides, Abu Ahmed Mannafi and Humayun Kabir were elected as president and general secretary of Dhaka south unit.
Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader announced the new names while addressing second session of triennial council of Dhaka North and South City units of Bangladesh Awami League (AL) in Dhaka on Saturday afternoon.
Earlier, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, also the AL president, opened the council around 11.00am on Saturday as the chief guest by hoisting the national flag as well as releasing pigeons and balloons.