06:58 PM, January 06, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 07:20 PM, January 06, 2019

11th parliament to see 9 brand new ministers

New faces have dominated the new cabinet to be sworn in tomorrow with 27 lawmakers are going to hold ministerial posts for the first time ever.

Cabinet Secretary Mohammad Shafiul Alam today announced the names of the lawmakers to be inducted in the new cabinet.

The 47-member cabinet will see the 27 new faces and four others, who did not hold office in the immediate past cabinet but were ministers in previous AL-led government.

The nine who are going to be ministers for the first time are Md Tajul Islam (LGRD), AK Abdul Momen (Foreign), Nurul Majid Mahmud Humayun (Industries), Golam Dastagir Gazi (Textiles and Jute), Sadhan Chandra Majumdar (Food), Tipu Munshi (Commerce), SM Rezaul Karim (Housing), Md Nurul Islam Sujan (Railways) and Md Shahab Uddin (Environment).

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