DHAKA: Fazlul Haque Mantu was elected president while KM Ajam Khasru general secretary of Bangladesh Jatiya Sramik League (BJSL) for next three years on Saturday (Nov 09).
Besides, Molla Abul Kalam was made executive president of the front organization, the labour wing of the ruling Awami League (AL).
AL general secretary Obaidul Quader announced names of the next leaders of Sramik League at the Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh in the capital.
Earlier, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the 13th national conference of Bangladesh Jatiya Sramik League (BJSL), the labour wing of Bangladesh Awami League (AL), by releasing pigeons and balloons at Suhrawardy Udyan in the capital this morning.
More than 8,000 councilors along with equal number of delegates from 78 district organizations across the country with the BJSL’s central committee leaders joined the conference.
Besides, a number of foreign guests including labour leaders are participating in the event.
Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman founded the organisation, the largest labour organization in the country, on October 12 in 1969.
Labour leader Sukur Mahmud and Sirajul Islam were elected president and general secretary respectively of the body in the last conference of the organisaiton on July 19 in 2012.
BDST: 1720 HRS, NOV 09, 2019