Awami League gets 3 new presidium members


The announcement was made in the 2nd session of the two-day long Awami League’s 21st National Council

Shajahan Khan, Jahangir Kabir Nanak and Abdur Rahman have been made new presidium members of Awami League.

The announcement was made in the second session of the two-day long Awami League’s 21st National Council at the Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh (IEB) in Dhaka on Saturday morning.

Prior to this announcement, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader were reelected as president and general secretary of the party respectively for the next three years.


Old faces

New faces

Presidium member

Sajeda Chowdhury, Sheikh Fazlul Karim Selim, Matia Chowdhury

Shahjahan Khan, Jahangir Kabir Nanak, Abdur Rahman

Mohammad Nasim, Kazi Zafar Ullah


Advocate Sahara Khatun, Engineer Mosharraf Hossain, Syed Ashraful Islam


Pijush Kanti Bhattacharya, Nurul Islam Nahid, Dr Md Abdur Razzak


Lt Col (retd) Muhammad Faruq Khan, Ramesh Chandra Sen


Advocate Abdul Mannan Khan, Advocate Abdul Matin Khasru


Joint General Secretary

Mahbubul Hanif, Dipu Moni

Dr Hasan Mahmud, AFM Bahauddin Nasim

Organizational Secretary

Ahmed Hossain, BM Mozammel Hoque, Abu Sayeed Al Mahmud Swapan

SM Kamal, Mirza Azam

International Affairs Secretary

 Shammi Ahmed

Law Secretary


Najibullah Hiru

Office Secretary


Bar Biplob Barua

Publication Secretary


Abdus Sobhan Golap

Women’s Affairs Secretary


Meher Afroze Chumki

On behalf of all councilors, Sheikh Hasina’s name was proposed by Abdul Matin Khasru as Awami League president, while Jahangir Kabir Nanak proposed Obaidul Quader’s name as general secretary.

The two-day long 21st National Council of Bangladesh Awami League, one of the oldest and largest political parties in the country, began on Friday.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, the longest-serving president in the history of the party, inaugurated the council on Friday.

Around 7,500 councillors, 15,000 delegates, and 5,000 special guests joined the opening ceremony, according to party insiders. Several thousands of party followers and activists from all over the country congregated near the venue of the triennial mega event.