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Even bigger is the cabinet of the ruling Awami League government. The number of current cabinet members may increase from 48 to 58. That is, the countrymen are getting 10 more minister-ministers. It has many new faces who have never been in the cabinet before.
Many of the Awami League’s policymakers and many high-level leaders of the party gave the information on the condition of anonymity.
They said the cabinet has been witnessing major changes for a long time. The announcement can come at any moment. However, the recent change in the offices of one minister and two ministers have nothing to do with the big change. The size of the cabinet can increase from 48 to 58 members.
They added that since the beginning of the new year, the cabinet had thought of changing the cabinet. It did not take long for some important programs, including the next full council of the party, the two city elections in Dhaka, the counting of Mujibbir. Before March 17, a big cabinet could be in place with Calabar’s rise and new faces.
According to political analysts, the current government is going to make the cabinet bigger to accelerate their development. As well as failing to fulfill one’s duties, the office may be changed.
Meanwhile, on Thursday (February 13), the offices of two ministers and one minister of the state were changed. The Cabinet Division has issued a notification in this regard. According to the notification – Minister of Housing and Public Works Sham Rezaul Karim has taken charge of the Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock, State Minister for Social Welfare Sharif Ahmed has got the responsibility of Housing and Public Works Minister and Fisheries and Livestock Minister. Ashraf Ali Khan Khasru has been given the responsibility of the Minister of Social Welfare.
In December last year, many of the ruling policymakers said cabinet changes were likely to begin at the beginning of the new year. Meanwhile, the ministers, ministers and deputy ministers, who are not in the cabinet, have been excluded from the party’s central committee. Leaders who are not dedicated to the party, who have a dedicated and transparent image, will be considered in the cabinet.
A leader who was a minister or a minister earlier may also be included in the cabinet. The office may be changed by some members of the current cabinet. Apart from this, there may be the promotion of some Ministers or Deputy Ministers who have not been held in any party position despite having the necessary qualifications.
The new cabinet members were sworn in on February 7, with a decisive victory in the eleventh parliamentary elections on December 30, 2018. On May 19, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina briefly reorganized the new cabinet. No one was attached or excluded there. Minister of Health. Murad Hasan was transferred as Minister of State for Information. In addition, the departments between the Ministry of Postal and Telecommunications, Information and Technology and the local government, rural development and cooperatives have been reorganized. Then, on July 13, the Prime Minister reorganized the cabinet. He was promoted to the post of Minister for Migrant Welfare and Foreign Affairs, Imran Ahmed, and Fazilatunnesa Indira as Minister of State for Women and Children. The current cabinet has 48 members. There are no full ministers in the eight ministries at the moment.
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