Cabinet reshuffle: Murad moved to Info Ministry
Published: 06:05 PM, 19 May 2019 Updated: 09:32 AM, 20 May 2019
Bangladesh has brought reshuffle in the current cabinet; State Minister for Health Dr. Murad has been transferred in the Ministry of Information.
The circular has been issued from the cabinet division on Sunday. Joint Secretary of the Cabinet Division (RU) Shafiul Azim confirmed the amendment to Daily Bangladesh.
Tajul Islam, previously minister for local government, rural development, and cooperatives, will now head the Local Government Division only.
Mustafa Jabbar, a technocrat and previously minister for post, telecommunications and ICT, will now head the Post and Telecommunication Division only.
From now on, State Minister Junaid Ahmed Palak will be heading the ICT division, and State Minister Swapan Bhattachariya will head Rural Development and Cooperatives Division.
Additionally, Md Murad Hasan, previously state minister for health, has been reappointed as the state minister for Ministry of Information.
Cabinet sources have confirmed The Daily Star of the developments. However, an official gazette notification is yet to be issued in this regard.