Awami League (AL) today declared total 22 names of secretaries for its central executive committee, two days after its 20th National Council.
Obaidul Quader, the new general secretary of Awami League, declared the names at a press briefing held at the party's Dhanmondi office in the city.
The organizing secretaries are Ahmad Hossain, Advocate Mesbah Uddin Siraj, BM Mozammel Haq, MP, AFM Bahauddin Nasim, MP, Enamul Haq Shamim, Abu Sayeed Al Mahmud Sawpan, MP, Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury, MP, and Barrister Mahibul Hasan Chowdhury.
Besides, Tipu Munshi has been made finance secretary, Abdul Matin Khasru law affairs secretary, Sujit Roy Nandi relief and social welfare secretary, Advocate Afzal Hossain information and research secretary, Ashim Kumar Ukil cultural affairs secretary, Dr Abdus Sobhan Golap office secretary, Dr Hasan Mahmud publicity and publication secretary, Mrinal Kanti Das liberation war affairs secretary, Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah religious affairs secretary, Fazilatunnesa Indra women and children affairs secretary, Shamsunnahar Chapa industries and commerce affairs secretary and Dr Rokeya Rahman has been made health affairs secretary.
"The names of 28 executive members are expected to be announced at the first meeting of the presidium members of the new committee on Friday (October 28)," said Obaidul Quader at the briefing.
The full-fledged committee of the party will be announced within the next week, he added.
Earlier, the names of 21 members including the President and the General Secretary of the 81-member panel Executive Committee of Awami League were announced on October 23.
Meanwhile, Awami League President Sheikh Hasina announced the names of 19 members including 14 presidium members, a treasurer and four names of joint general secretaries of the executive committee.
The elected presidium members are Syeda Sajeda Chowdhury, Begum Matia Chaudhury, Sheikh Fazlul Karim Selim, Mohammad Nasim, Quazi Jafar Ullah, Advocate Sahara Khatun, Engineer Mosharraf Hossain, Syed Ashraful Islam, Pijush Kanti Bhattachariya, Nurual Islam Nahid, Ramesh Chandra Sen, Dr Abdur Razzaque, Colonel (retd) Faruque Khan and Advocate Abdul Mannan.
The Joint General Secretaries are Mahbub-ul Alam Hanif, Dr Dipu Moni, Jahangir Kabir Nanak and Abdur Rahman while HM Ashiqur Rahman was re-elected treasurer in the new committee.
The party will hold a presidium meeting, Awami League's highest policy making body, at Gonobhaban with party President Sheikh Hasina in the chair on October 28.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)