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Resignation of 3 technocrat ministers, 3 advisers accepted

Published: 15:44, 29 November 2023

Resignation of 3 technocrat ministers, 3 advisers accepted

The resignation letters of three technocrat ministers and three advisers to the prime minister have been accepted.
The Cabinet Division issued a notification in this regard on Wednesday.
The three technocrat ministers -- Posts and Telecommunications Minister Mustafa Jabbar, Science and Technology Minister Yeafesh Osman and State Minister for Planning Dr Shamsul Ala -- resigned from their respective posts on November 19.
Besides, Prime Minister’s Economic Affairs Adviser Dr Mashiur Rahman, Energy Adviser Dr Tawfiq-e-Elahi Chowdhury and International Affairs Adviser Dr Gowher Rizvi also resigned from their respective posts on the same day.
After the resignation of the three technocrat ministers, there are now 44 cabinet members excluding the prime minister, and of them 23 are ministers, 18 are state ministers and three are deputy ministers.
On November 15, Chief Election Commissioner Kazi Habibul Awal announced that the national election will be held on January 7.

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