They are HT Imam (Political), Dr. Moshiur Rahman (Economic), Dr. Gowher Rizvi (International Relations), Major General (Retired) Tariq Ahmed Siddique (Security Affairs) and Dr. Tawfiq-e-Elahi Chowdhury (regarding electricity, energy and mineral resources). However, Iqbal Sobhan Chowdhury, the adviser to the information, was dropped.
The Prime Minister today appointed those five to her adviser under the rule 3B(i) of the Rules of Business, 1996,” said in a handout signed by Cabinet Secretary Mohammad Shafiul Alam. While holding the position of the adviser, they will get the minister's status, pay-allowances, and accessory facilities.
Under Sheikh Hasina's leadership, they also served their respective positions in the previous tenure.