49 women MPs sworn in
Published : Wednesday, 20 February, 2019 at 12:10 PM Count : 406
The newly elected lawmakers to the seats reserved for women in parliament took oath on Wednesday morning.
Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury administered the oath to the new MPs at the oath-taking room of the Jatiya Sangsad.
Earlier on February 17, the Election Commission published an official gazette with the names of 49 elected candidates for the parliamentary seats reserved exclusively for women.
Among them, 43 are from AL, four from Jatiya Party, one from Workers Party and another is an independent MP.