Newly elected mayor of Khulna City Corporation (KCC) Talukder Abdul Khalek took oath of office yesterday.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina administered the oath at a ceremony held at her office.
Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperatives Minister Khandker Mosharraf Hossain and State Minister for Rural Development and Cooperatives Mashiur Rahman Ranga were present.
Local Government Division Senior Secretary Dr Zafar Ahmed Khan conducted the ceremony.
Later, newly elected 31 councillors of general wards and 10 female councillors of reserved seats of the city corporation were also sworn in. Khandker Mosharraf administered the oath.
The election to KCC was held on May 15.