Alexa PM opens AL’s Dhaka City units council

Dhaka, Monday   27 January 2020


PM opens AL’s Dhaka City units council

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 11:45 AM, 30 November 2019   Updated: 04:18 PM, 30 November 2019

Photo: Daily Bangladesh

Photo: Daily Bangladesh

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday inaugurated triennial council of Dhaka North and South City units of Awami League (AL).

Sheikh Hasina, also the AL president, opened the council as the chief guest by hoisting the national flag as well as releasing pigeons and balloons at the historic Suhrawardy Udyan this morning.

Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader, Dhaka North City AL President AKM Rahmatullah and General Secretary Sadeq Khan and Dhaka South City AL President Alhaj Abul Hasnat and General Secretary Shahe Alam Murad were present.

This is the first phase of the council. In the second phase, General Secretary of the party Obaidul Quader will announce the new leadership at the capital’s Institution of Engineers Bangladesh (IEB).

Dhaka Metropolitan South Awami League president Haji Abul Hasnat presided over council and North AL’s current president AKM Rahmatullah gave the welcome speech.

On Saturday morning, enthusiasm was noticed among the leaders surrounding the council. The important points of the capital is decorated with banners of the leaders, festoons and various colored lights.  

There are a total of 45 thanas and 100 ward-union committees in the Metropolitan Awami League North-South. The councilor will be the president and general secretary of each thana. The name of the ward and union president and general secretary will be submitted to the thana’s president and general secretary. Among them, they will choose who will be the councilor and who will be the delegate.

Meanwhile, the council of the Krishak League, Jatiya Sramik League, Swechchhasebok League, and the Juba League has concluded. The new leadership has come in all the organizations. In the continuation of this, several policymakers of the party have given the importance of new faces that will be coming to the top leadership of metropolitan politics.

In this regard, Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges  Minister Obaidul Quader said at a program that the part president will evaluate those who sacrificed for the party, have clean images, no controversial activities.

Dhaka Metropolitan South Awami League general secretary Shah Alam Murad told Daily Bangladesh, “We expect the leaders to come in leadership who have the strong ideal of Bangabandhu and Sheikh Hasina, dedicated, honest, friendly among activists.”

The last council of undivided Dhaka City Awami League was held on December 27 in 2012, but the committee was announced on April 10 in 2016 after splitting into two units in 2015.