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2019-03-02 15:47:59 BdST

DNCC mayor-elect meets PM Hasina


Mayor-elect of Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) Atiqul Islam called on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her official residence Ganabhaban on Friday evening.

The mayor-elect greeted the prime minister by presenting her with a bouquet of flowers.

The prime minister congratulated Atiqul on being elected as the DNCC mayor and wished him success in performing his responsibilities.

Awami League  Advisory Council Members Amir Hossain Amu, Tofail Ahmed and Rashidul Haque; Presidium Members Sheikh Fazlul Karim Selim, Dr Abdur Razzak and Muhammad Faruk Khan; Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi; the Party Joint Secretaries Mahbubul Alam Hanif, Dr Dipu Moni and Abdur Rahman, Organizing Secretary Barrister Mohibul Hasan Chowdhury, Office Secretary Abdus Sobhan Golap and Deputy Office Secretary Barrister Biplab Barua were present at the time.

Besides, Dhaka North City Awami League General Secretary Sadek Khan, MP, Abdus Salam Murshedi, MP, FBCCI President Shafiul Islam Mohiuddin and BGMEA President Siddiqur Rahman were also present at the event.

Awami League candidate Atiqul was unofficially elected mayor to the DNCC by-polls in the early hours of Friday.

He secured 839,302 votes with “Boat” symbol while his nearest contestant Shafin Ahmed of Jatiya Party bagged 52,429 votes with “Plough” symbol.

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