DHAKA: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has inaugurated the triennial council of Dhaka North and South City units of Awami League (AL).
Sheikh Hasina, also the AL president, opened the council as the chief guest by hoisting the national flag as well as releasing pigeons and balloons at the historic Suhrawardy Udyan here this morning (Nov 30).
AL General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader, Dhaka North City AL President AKM Rahmatullah and General Secretary Sadeq Khan and Dhaka South City AL President Alhaj Abul Hasnat and General Secretary Shahe Alam Murad were present.
The second session of the councils will be held in the early afternoon at the Institute of Engineers, Bangladesh to elect new leadership.
The last council of Awami League was held on December 27 in 2012, but the committee was announced on April 10 in 2016 after splitting into two units in 2015.
BDST: 1205 HRS, NOV 30, 2019