Dhaka’s two mayors getting ‘minister’ status
Published: 02:17 PM, 8 August 2022 Updated: 07:37 PM, 8 August 2022
DSCC Mayor Barrister Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh and DNCC Mayor Md. Atiqul Islam; File Photo
A decision has been taken to give ministerial rank to Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) Mayor Md. Atiqul Islam and Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) Mayor Barrister Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh.
Besides, It has been decided to give the rank of State Minister to Narayanganj City Corporation (NCC) Mayor Selina Hayat Ivy and Chattogram City Corporation (CCC) Mayor Md. Rezaul Karim Chowdhury
The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) has given instructions in this regard to the Cabinet Secretary on Sunday.
It has been requested to take necessary measures to publish a gazette by giving the rank of minister-state minister next to the names of the mayors.
Earlier, after the election on April 28, 2015, the Cabinet Division issued a notification with the rank of a minister to DSCC Mayor Mohammad Sayeed Khokon and DNCC Mayor late Anisul Haque on June 21, 2016.
After the death of Anisul Haque, Atiqul Islam served as the mayor of DNCC for 9 months after winning the by-election in 2019. Then he also enjoyed the rank of minister.