Dhaka city mayors-elect to be sworn in on Thursday

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26th February, 2020 06:42:58 printer

Dhaka city mayors-elect to be sworn in on Thursday

The newly elected mayors and councillors of Dhaka south and north city corporations will take oath on Thursday .

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will administer the oath of office to Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) Mayor Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh and Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) Mayor Atiqul Islam at Shapla Hall at the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) at 10:30 am here, Public Relation Officer of LGRD and Cooperative Ministry Mohammad Mahmudul Hasan toldjournalists today.

Besides, Local Government, Rural Development and Co-operatives Minister Md Tazul Islam will administer the oath of offices to the councellors from the general wards and reserved women’s seats in the two city corporation at the same venue, he said.

The polls to the DSCC and DNCC were held on February 1. Awami League-backed candidates- Barrister Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh and Atiqul Islam-swept the elections as residents of the capital elected their mayors to hold the offices of DSCC and DNCC for next five years.

 


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