Prime Minister's ICT Affairs Adviser Sajeeb Wazed Joy has resigned from his post. His resignation has been accepted by the Prime Minister on November 21, according to sources at the Prime Minister’s Office.
The resignation letters of three technocrat ministers and three advisers to the Prime Minister have also been accepted. The Cabinet Division issued a notification in this regard on Wednesday.
The three technocrat ministers-- Posts, Telecommunications Minister Mustafa Jabbar, Science and Technology Minister Yeafesh Osman and State Minister for Planning Dr Shamsul Alam — resigned from their respective posts on November 19.
Prime Minister’s Economic Affairs Adviser Dr Mashiur Rahman, Energy Adviser Dr Tawfiq-e-Elahi Chowdhury and International Affairs Adviser Dr Gowher Rizvi also resigned from their respective posts on November 19.
On November 15, the Chief Election Commissioner Kazi Habibul Awal announced that the national election will be held on January 7.
BSS adds: The resignations of three technocrat cabinet members and three advisers to the Prime Minister have been accepted.
The Cabinet Division issued a gazette notification today, saying that ministers Architect Yeafesh Osman and Mustafa Jabbar and state minister Dr Shamsul Alam had resigned and the President has accepted their resignations.
Another notification said that the resignations of Prime Minister's advisers Dr. Mashiur Rahman, Dr. Tawfiq-e-Elahi Chowdhury, BB, and Professor Dr. Gowher Rizvi have also been accepted.