Dhaka, August 6: At last BNP finally announced its full-fledged executive and standing committees on Saturday, over four and a half months after its national council held on March 19 this year.
Secretary general of the party Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir, on behalf of BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia, announced the committees at a press briefing at BNP’s Nayaplatan central office.
Mirza Fakhrul, Amir Khasru Mahmud Chowdhury and Salahuddin Ahmed, now in India, got a berth in the 19-member standing committee.
However, two posts –17 and 18 number positions in the BNP policymaking body–will be announced later.
Amir Khasru Mahmud Chowdhury and Salahuddin AhmedAmir Khasru Mahmud Chowdhury and Salahuddin Ahmed
Other members of the committee are Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain, Barrister Moudud Ahmed, Barrister Jamiruddin Sircar, Tariqul Islam, Mahbubur Rahman, ASM Hannan Shah, MK Anwar, Rafiqul Islam Mia, Mirza Abbas, Mirza Abbas, Gayeshwar Chandra Roy, Abdul Moyeen Khan and Nazrul Islam Khan.
At the BNP national council held in the city, party councillors endorsed Khaleda Zia as party chairperson and her son Tarique Rahman as senior vice chairman.
They also entrusted Khaleda with the responsibility to constitute the party executive committee and stranding committee.
Earlier, the party unveiled the names for 41 posts, including that for secretary-general, senior joint secretary-general, treasurer, joint secretaries general, organising secretaries and assistant organising secretaries.
However, some changes were brought in the earlier declared posts.