Reshuffle in admin
The government yesterday brought changes in the posts of additional, joint and senior assistant secretaries in the civil administration.
A total of 18 officials were given new roles in the reshuffle, according to separate gazette notifications of the public administration ministry.
Six additional secretaries were made acting secretaries or given equivalent posts in different ministries while two acting secretaries were promoted as secretaries.
Ahmad Kaikaus, chairman of Power Development Council, was appointed as acting secretary of Power Division, while Md Kaikobad Hossain, executive director of Traffic Coordination Board, was made acting food secretary.
Ishtiaque Ahmed, chairman of Petrobangla, was made acting secretary of the forest and environment ministry, and Md Alamgir, director general of the Directorate of Primary Education, was appointed as acting secretary of the education ministry (technical and madrasa division).
Shavashis Bous, director general of WTO cell of the commerce ministry, was made acting secretary of the textiles and jute ministry.
Nazrul Islam, chairman of Bangladesh Road Transport Authority, was appointed as acting member of Planning Commission (equivalent to an acting secretary), and Anwarul Islam Sikdar, chairman of sustainable and renewable energy development authority of Power Division, was appointed as chairman of Bangladesh Power Development Council (equivalent to an acting secretary).
Abu Hena Mohammad Rahmatul Munim, additional secretary of the home ministry, was appointed as chairman of Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation (equivalent to an acting secretary).
Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation Chairman Mohammad Mahmud Reza Khan was promoted as secretary of the Ministry of Liberation War Affairs, and Prashanta Kumar Roy, acting secretary of the rural development and cooperatives ministry, was elevated to the rank of secretary of the same ministry.
On November 27, the government promoted 536 officials to the ranks of additional, joint and deputy secretaries from that of joint, deputy and senior assistant secretaries. Most of the officials have been working in their previous positions.
PROMOTION IN ARMED FORCES
Twenty-one honorary lieutenants were promoted to honorary captain and 41 master warrant officers were promoted to honorary lieutenants in the Bangladesh Army. Sixteen master chief petty officers of the Bangladesh Navy were promoted to the rank of honorary sub lieutenant. Their promotions would come into effect from today, said an ISPR release.