Dhaka mayors to get ministerial status; N'ganj, Ctg mayors of state ministers
The two mayors of Dhaka North and South City Corporations are going to get the statuses of ministers.
On the other hand, the mayors of Chattogram and Narayanganj will enjoy the status of state ministers.
A notification issued yesterday (August 8, 2022) from the prime minister's office confirmed the matter.
According the notice, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has given permission to renew the statuses of Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) Mayor Md Atiqul Islam, Dhaka South City Corporation Mayor Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh, Narayanganj City Corporation Mayor Selina Hayat Ivy and Chattogram City Corporation Mayor Rezaul Karim Chowdhury.
The notification, signed by Al Mamun Murshed, director general of the executive cell of the PMO, also urged the cabinet secretary, cabinet division and secretariat to take further steps in order to publish the gazette with new statuses to the four mayors.