Dhaka: 1:06 AM, Thu, 17 Oct, 2019

No info over cabinet extension: Secretary

A K Azad : risingbd.com
Publish on: 2019-06-17 5:29:35 PM     ||     Updated: 2019-06-18 10:31:38 AM

Senior Correspondent: Cabinet Secretary Md Shafiul Alam said that he has no information over the extension of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina-led incumbent cabinet.

He said this while replying to a query at the Secretariat on Monday noon.

The Secretary said, “I have no information over reformation or extension of the incumbent cabinet. I will inform you if it happens.”

Recently, some of the media published reports in this regard.

Earlier on May 19, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina distributed portfolios among several cabinet members on May 19.

Posts, Telecommunication and ICT Minister Mustafa Jabbar was made minister for the posts and telecommunications department under the same ministry.

State minister Junaid Ahmed Palak was given responsibility of Information and Computer Technology (ICT) of the ministry.

Md Tajul Islam was given office of the Local Government Department under the Ministry of Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperatives.

Swapon Bhattacharya was given responsibility of state minister for Rural Development and Cooperatives Department of the same ministry.

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