MP Shahiduzzaman made chief of standing committee on law ministry
Ruling Awami League MP Shahiduzzaman Sarker of Naogaon-2 constituency was made the chief of the parliamentary standing committee on law ministry today.
The post was vacant following demise of five times MP and former law minister Abdul Matin Khasru.
Infected with Covid-19, Khasru -- elected from Cumilla-5 (Brahmmanpara and Burichong upazila) died on April 14 at the Dhaka Combined Military Hospital.
The Parliament Secretariat declared the seat vacant on April 22.
Meanwhile, Waseqa Ayesha Khan, an AL MP elected in reserved seats for women in parliament, was made the chairperson of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on the Ministry of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources.
Shahiduzzaman Sarker was the chairman of this committee.
Chief Whip Noor-e-Alam Chowdhury today in parliament placed the proposal of reconstitution of the parliamentary committees on behalf of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. Later it was passed by voice vote.
The parliament also reconstituted two other parliamentary standing committees -- Ministry of Religious Affairs and Civil Aviation and Tourism Ministry.