Chief Adviser of the Bangladesh's reconstituted interim government Dr. Fakhruddin Ahmed has distributed portfolios among five advisers a day after they were sworn in. Chief Adviser is keeping the cabinet division, establishment, home affairs and the election commission secretariat.
Moinul Hosein, was given the Ministries of law, housing and land. The portfolios of finance, planning, commerce and telecommunication went to Mirza Azizul Islam. Retired Major General M A Matin was given the charge of the ministries of communications, shipping, civil aviation and liberation war affairs. Tapan Chowdhury got the portfolios of power and mineral resources; food and disaster management; science and information and communication technology; and the youth and sports. Geeteara Safiya Chowdhury was given the charge of the Ministries of Industries, Textile and Jute; Social Welfare and Women and Children Affairs.
The other undistributed portfolios will remain with the Chief Adviser until further order.
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