New PSC chairman takes oath...

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New PSC chairman takes oath

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 05:16 PM, 21 September 2020  

Md Sohrab Hossain took oath as chairman of PSC. Photo: Collected

Md Sohrab Hossain took oath as chairman of PSC. Photo: Collected

Former senior secretary Md Sohrab Hossain took oath as chairman of the Bangladesh Public Service Commission (PSC).

Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain administered the oath at a ceremony on Monday at Supreme Court Judges’ Lounge, conducted by Supreme Court Registrar General Md. Ali Akbar. 

Officers of different levels of PSC were present at the ceremony. Supreme Court spokesman and special official Mohammad Saifur Rahman was also present.

Earlier on September 16, the government has appointed retired senior secretary Md Sohrab Hossain as the new chairman of the PSC. He replaced Mohammad Sadique, whose tenure as the PSC Chairman expired on September 18.

As per the Article 138 (1) of the Constitution, President M Abdul Hamid appointed Md Sohrab Hossain as PSC Chairman on condition of deferment of his un-enjoyed period of the PRL and related benefits. 

Sohrab’s tenure will be for five years from his joining date or till he reaches 65 years of age.  

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