PM administers CCC mayor's oath today
Newly elected Chittagong City Corporation (CCC) Mayor M Manjur Alam and 55 councillors will take oath of office today.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will administer the oath to the mayor at a ceremony to be held at the Prime Minister's Office at 10:00am.
Awami League (AL) General Secretary and LGRD and Cooperatives Minister Syed Ashraful Islam said this at a press conference held at the party president's Dhanmondi office.
One thousand guests including leader of the opposition and BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia and leaders of different political parties have been invited to join the swearing-in ceremony.
About inviting Khaleda, Ashraf said they expect the presence of the opposition leader at the programme.
The LGRD minister will administer the oath to 41 ward councillors and 14 female councillors of CCC at the LGED auditorium in the capital at 12:30pm.
BNP-backed candidate M Manjur Alam won the June 17 mayoral race defeating the ruling AL-supported ABM Mohiuddin Chowdhury by 95,528 votes.