Inauguration and farewell reception of the people’s representatives of Shahrashti Municipality
Joseph Patwari Lincoln
The farewell ceremony of the outgoing mayors and councilors of Shahrashti Municipality and the inauguration ceremony of the newly elected were held on Thursday, April 1.
Haji Abdul Latif, convener of Shahrashti Municipal Awami League, the newly elected mayor for the second time, addressed the function. Secretary of the municipality Tofail Ahmed Sheikh conducted the program.
Haji Abdul Latif, who took over as the mayor for the second time in a row, said, “I have been elected as the mayor on the nomination of the people’s leader Sheikh Hasina and the MP.” But as mayor I am now everyone. My only goal is to serve and develop the citizens. So I want everyone’s cooperation and advice.
Re-elected mayor Haji Abdul Latif presided over the function while 12 newly elected councilors and 4 reserved women councilors spoke. Farewell public representatives were given a farewell reception with flowers and crests.
Saidur Rahman Tipu, President of Shahrashti Municipality Service Association, Md. Hasanuzzaman, Senior Vice-President, Md. Nazrul Islam, Vice-President, Md. Saddam Hossain, General Secretary, Md. Mahabub Alam, Organizing Secretary, Md. Solaiman Mia, among others were present at the reception. Finance Secretary Chhotan Chandra Biswas, Law and Information Technology Secretary Prabir Kumar Dutta, Religion and Social Welfare Secretary Kausar Hossain (Babu), Sports, Education and CultureAffairs Secretary Md. Sumon Mia, Publicity and Publication Affairs Secretary Pankaj Kumar Dey, Office Secretary Md. Nasir Uddin, Executive Member-01 Md. Mosharraf Hossain, Executive Member-02 Md. Firoz Ahmed, Executive Member-03 Kusab Chandra Das, Executive Member-04 Md. Rahatul Islam Riyadh.
The ceremony ends with a luncheon.