DNCC mayor-elect Atiqul calls on PM
Published: 09:27 PM, 1 March 2019
Mayor-elect of Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) Atiqul Islam called on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her official Ganabhaban residence here this evening.
The mayor-elect greeted the premier by presenting her with a bouquet.
The Prime Minister also congratulated Atiqul Islam on being elected as the DNCC mayor and wished him success in performing his responsibilities.
AL Advisory Council Members Amir Hossain Amu, Tofail Ahmed and Rashidul Haque, Presidium Members Sheikh Fazlul Karim Selim, Dr Abdur Razzak and Muhammad Faruk Khan, Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi, AL Joint Secretaries Mahbubul Alam Hanif, Dr Dipu Moni and Abdur Rahman, Organising Secretary Barrister Mohibul Hasan Chowdhury, Office Secretary Abdus Sobhan Golap and Deputy Office Secretary Barrister Biplab Barua were present.
Besides, Dhaka North City AL General Secretary Sadek Khan, MP, Abdus Salam Murshedi, MP, FBCCI President Shafiul Islam Mohiuddin and BGMEA President Siddiqur Rahman were present.
Awami-League (AL-nominated candidate Atiqul Islam was unofficially elected mayor to the DNCC by-polls last night.
He secured 8,39,302 votes with ‘Boat’ symbol while his nearest contestant Shafin Ahmed of Jatiya Party bagged 52,429 votes with ‘plough’ symbol.