Imran made minister, Indira state minister
The government has issued an order appointing State Minister for Expatriates' Welfare and Overseas Employment Imran Ahmad as a cabinet minister and Fazilatun Nessa Indira, a leader of the ruling Awami League's women's chapter, as a state minister.
The Cabinet Division released the order on Friday as both are expected to be sworn in at 7:30pm on Saturday, Cabinet
Secretary Shafiul Alam said. After a landslide victory in the parliamentary polls, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina formed a cabinet of 46 members, including 24 ministers, 19 state ministers and three deputy ministers.
Five months after formation of the government, State Minister Murad Hassan was shifted to the information ministry from the health and family welfare ministry. Hasina also shuffled responsibilities at the ministries of local government, rural development and cooperatives, and posts, telecommunications and information technology.
There was no full minister so far for the expatriates' welfare and overseas employment ministry.