The new government to be headed by the Awami League
president, Sheikh Hasina, is expected to take oath on Tuesday as the lawmakers
of the party and its allies were sworn in on Saturday.
The swearing in
ceremony for the Sheikh Hasina, as the Prime Minister and her members of
Cabinet will be held on Tuesday evening.
President Iajuddin Ahmed, will administer oath to the
cabinet members at Bangabhaban at 6.30pm.
In line with the constitutional provisions, the
president is to appoint Hasina, the leader of the majority party in the parliament,
the next prime minister. Her party had a landslide victory in the December 29
She will choose the members on her cabinet to run
the country for five years. She had earlier been prime minister between 1996
and 2001. In the meantime, Sheikh Hasina , after the meeting of the
parliamentary committee of her party said that Zillur Rahman would become the
President of the republic.