BSS-52 Technocrat ministers submit resignation letters





Technocrat ministers submit resignation letters

DHAKA, Nov 6, 2018 (BSS) – All four technocrat ministers submitted their
resignation letters to the Cabinet Division this evening as asked by Prime
Minister Sheikh Hasina ahead of the polls.

“We’ve received resignation letters from all the four technocrat
ministers,” Cabinet secretary Mohammad Shafiul Alam told BSS without
detailing further.

Talking to reporters, Road Transport and Bridges Minister and Awami
League General Secretary Obaidul Quader earlier said Prime Minister Sheikh
Hasina has asked the technocrat ministers to resign from the cabinet.

“She has asked the technocrat ministers in the cabinet to tender their
resignation letters,” Quader said.

The technocrats, who submitted their resignation letters, are Post and
Telecommunications and ICT Minister Mostafa Jabbar, Science and Technology
Minister Architect Yeafesh Osman, Religious Affairs Minister Principal Motiur
Rahman and Expatriates Welfare and Overseas Employment Minister Nurul Islam

Jabbar, meanwhile, told newsmen that he was rendering his resignation and
it was up to the premier’s decision whether she would accept it.

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