Ruling Awami League has named Sheikh Bazlur Rahman and SM Mannan Kochi as the president and general secretary, respectively, of its Dhaka north unit for the next three years.
The party also named Abu Ahammad Mannafi and Humayun Kabir as the president and general secretary, respectively, of its Dhaka south unit for the same period.
AL General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader announced the names yesterday at the triennial council of the party’s two units in the capital.
The council session was held at the Institute of Engineers, Bangladesh.
Bazlur was the senior vice-president of the outgoing committee of Dhaka north unit AL while Kochi had served as the joint general secretary of the committee.
Both Mannafi and Humayun was the vice presidents of the outgoing committee of Dhaka south unit AL.
During the council session, councillors proposed eight names for the president post and nine for the general secretary post of Dhaka north unit AL.
They also proposed 10 names for the post of president and 13 names for the general secretary post of Dhaka south unit AL.
Earlier in the morning, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the council of the two city units as the chief guest by hoisting the national flag and releasing pigeons at the capital’s Suhrawardy Udyan.
The last council of undivided Dhaka City Awami League was held on December 27, 2012.