Staff Correspondent: Prime minister’s ICT adviser Sajeeb Wazed Joy will join the 20th council of ruling Awami League as a councillor from Rangpur district, AL joint general secretary Mahbubul Alam Hanif said.
The AL leader made the statement while addressing a meeting of the office subcommittee on Rangpur division for council held at AL president’s Dhanmondi political office in the capital on Thursday noon.
The AL joint general secretary said, “PM’s son Joy will join the council for the first time. He’ll participate in the council as a councillor from Rangpur district.”
Hanif said Rangpur district unit of Awami League has already sent a list of its councillors to the party office which features Joy’s name. He will take part in the council as a son of Rangpur.
Awami League presidium member Obaidul Quader, who is the convener of the office subcommittee, was also present at the meeting held with AL organising secretary Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury in the chair.
About the attack on Sylhet college girl Khadiza Akter Nargis, the Awami League leader said, “Attacker Badrul has already been arrested. Stern legal action will be taken against him so that no one repeats such incident in future.”
The ruling party’s council is scheduled to be held on 22-23 October at Suhrawardy Udyan in the city.
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