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Speaker approves Ershad as leader of the opposition

Published: January 10, 2019 14:31:10 | Updated: January 20, 2019 21:43:35


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Jatiya Paty Chairman Hussain Muhammad Ershad has been approved as leader of the opposition in parliament.

Speaker Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury also ratified Jatiya Party co-chairman GM Quader as deputy leader of the opposition, the parliament secretariat said in a statement issued on Thursday.

Jatiya Party emerged as the second largest bloc in parliament, securing 22 seats in the recent general election, reports bdnews24.com.

An ally of the ruling Awami League, the Jatiya Party decided to form the main opposition in parliament.

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