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Bangladesh Nationalist Party announces full-fledged executive, standing committees

Desk Reporter: Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) has declared a 19-member standing committee and a full-fledged executive committee.

Party secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir announced the committees at a press briefing at the party`s Nayaplatan central office in Dhaka.

The latest inclusions in the party’s highest policymaking body are Amir Khashru Mahmud Chowdhury and Salahuddin Ahmed. Two senior leaders — Sarwari Rahman and Shamsul Islam— have been excluded.

According to the fresh list, BNP’s central executive committee has been constituted of 502 members and 35 vice chairmen and 73 advisers, Fakhrul said.

However, two posts — 17 and 18 number positions in the BNP policymaking body — will be announced later, he said.

At the BNP national council held in the city, party councillors endorsed Khaleda Zia as party chairperson and her son Tarique Rahman as senior vice-chairman.

Earlier, the party unveiled the names for 41 posts, including that for secretary-general, senior joint secretary-general, treasurer, joint secretaries general, organising secretaries and assistant organising secretaries.

EditorDesk | Published On:August 6, 2016