Syed Ashraf’s sister Zakia Nur takes oath as MP

Syeda Zakia Nur, sister of late Public Administration Minister Syed Ashraful Islam, on Saturday took oath as a member of the 11th parliament from Kishoreganj-1 constituency. Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury administered the oath at Parliament Bhaban, said a Parliament Secretariat handout, reports UNB. Chief Whip Noor-E-Alam Chowdhury and Whip Iqbalur Rahim were present at the oath-taking event. Awami League contender Syeda Zakia Nur was elected unopposed as there was no other candidate against her in the Kishoreganj-1 by-election scheduled...

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Waiting to see Jamaat’s plan: Quader

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader says he is waiting to see if Abdur Razzaq’s resignation from Jamaat-e-Islami is part of some party strategy before taking any further steps on the matter. But the road transport and bridges minister was adamant that the trials of 1971 war criminals would continue even if the Islamist party...

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