Govt redistributes ministers’ responsibilities in three ministries

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Dhaka, May 19: The government on Sunday redistributed the tasks of ministers and state ministers in two ministries and changed the portfolio of another state minister, a cabinet division notification said.It said Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperatives Minister Md Tazul Islam would be responsible for Local Government Division alone and state minister of the same ministry Swapan Bhattacharjee would look after the tasks of Rural Development and Cooperatives Division.

Post, Telecommunications and Information Technology Minister Mustafa Jabbar would look after the affairs of Posts and Telecommunication while state minister of the same ministry Zunaid Ahmed Palak would be responsible Information and Communication Technology Division.

State Minister for Health and Family Welfare Dr Murad Hasan has been given the charge of State Minister for Information.

The notification said, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina redistributed the offices of ministers and state ministers as per Rules of Business, 1996.