New GCC mayor takes oath

Published: July 26, 2018 12:51:17 | Updated: July 27, 2018 15:53:44


Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and newly elected mayor of Gazipur City Corporation (GCC) Jahangir Alam during the oath taking ceremony. Focus Bangla photo

Newly elected mayor of Gazipur City Corporation (GCC) Jahangir Alam took oath of office on Thursday.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina administered the oath at a ceremony held at Shapla Hall of her office.

Later, 70 newly elected councillors of general wards and female councillors of the reserved seats of Gazipur City Corporation were also sworn in at the same venue.

Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperatives Minister Khandker Mosharraf Hossain administered the oath to the councillors. Local Government Division Senior Secretary Dr Zafar Ahmed Khan conducted the oath-taking ceremony.

Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader was present, UNB reports.

Awami League candidate Jahangir Alam was elected mayor in the GCC election held on June 26 last.

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