Salman Fazlur Rahman has been appointed as the private industry and investment adviser to the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.
The Cabinet Division published a circular in this regard on Tuesday.
It said the prime minister has appointed Salman F Rahman as her adviser under 3 (B) (1) of the Rules of Business, 1996.
He will have the rank of a minister without salary.
Rahman was elected a member of parliament from Dhaka-1 constituency in the December 30 national polls.