New AL central committee gets 32 more members

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With this, the party has announced 74 names out of 81 CWC members

The ruling Awami League has announced names of another 32 members of its Central Working Committee (CWC).

Awami League Secretary General Obaidul Quader made announcement from the party president’s Dhanmondi office in Dhaka at around 9pm on Thursday.

On December 21, the party declared names of 42 Awami League CWC members out of 81 posts after Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina was re-elected as party president and Obaidul Quader as general secretary.

With this, the party has announced 74 names out of 81 CWC members.

The party, however, kept names of one organising secretary, treasurer, industries and commerce related secretary and religious affairs secretary, vacant.

These posts will be filled up shortly based on discussions by the party chief Sheikh Hasina, said Quader.

On December 21, the party declared names of 42 Awami League Central Working Committee members out of the 81 posts after Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina was re-elected as President and Obaidul Quader re-elected as general secretary.

According to the new list, Advocate Afzal Hossain and Shafiul Alam Chowdhury Nadel have been elected as two of three organising secretaries. Begum Waseqa Ayesha Khan as finance secretary, Dr Selim Mahmud as information and research secretary, Habibur Rahman Siraz as labour and employment affairs secretary, Sayem Khan as deputy office secretary, Aminul Islam Amin as deputy publications secretary.

The newly-elected members of the executive committee are Abul Hasnat Abdullah, Mofazzal Hossain Chowhdury Maya, Quamrul Islam, Mostafa Jalal Mohiuddin, KM Jahangir, Nurul Islam Thandu, Badaruddin Ahmed Kamran, Dipangkar Talukder, Amirul Alam Milon, Akhter Jahan, Dr Mushfique, Riazul Kabir Kausar, Merina Jaman Kabita, Parvin Jaman Kalpana, Hosne Ara Lutfa Dalia, Advocate Safura Khatun, Advocate Sanjida Khanom, Anwar Hossain, Anisur Rahman, Sahabuddin Farazi, Iqbal Hossain Apu, Golam Rabbani Chinu, Marufa Akhter Popy, Remand Areng and Gloria Sarker Jharna.

The new committee members will start their work after paying homage to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman by placing wreaths on his grave in Tungipara of Gopalganj on January 3.