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Sheikh Hasina and her Cabinet will be Sworn in Tomorrow


The Awami League-led alliance is set to form the governmenton on Tuesday after having got an absolute majority in the parliament in an election held on December 29.

The swearing-in ceremony of the new government, to be headed by Sheikh Hasina, whose alliance had a landslide victory in the December 29 polls winning 262 out of the 299 parliamentary seats, is scheduled for a 6.30pm start at Bangabhaban, officials said.

Bangladesh’s President, Iajuddin Ahmed, who on Monday invited Hasina to form the government as the chief of the majority party in the parliament, will administer oath to the new prime minister and her cabinet members. The President spoke to the Prime Minister-in Waiting over the phone. About a thousand guests have been invited to the ceremony to be held in the Durbar Hall at Bangabhaban

A list of cabinet members had been finalized and the Cabinet Division was given an idea to prepare for oath-taking, accommodation and transport of about 40 ministers.

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