Matia Chowdhury, an Awami League’s presidium member, will assume the position of Deputy Leader of the Bangladesh National Parliament.
The Awami League’s parliamentary body will make a decision about this Today (Thursday) at Bangladesh National Parliament (Sangsad Bhavan). The Speaker will then complete the proceedings. This news has been confirmed by Awami League’s decision-making sources. HPM Sheikh Hasina is Awami League’s parliamentary party chief. The members include every member of parliament.
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Awami League party sources claim that Matia Chowdhury was a candidate for the party’s next president. However, HPM Sheikh Hasina desires to keep her as a partner in the Parliament.
After Syeda Sajeda Chowdhury’s death on September 11, the position of Deputy Leader became vacant. Sajeda, a former member of the ruling AL presidium, was elected deputy leader of the 11th parliament, making her third consecutive term in the position.
Matia, a representative from Sherpur-2, served as agricultural minister under the Awami League government.