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Shamsul Alam, son of Chandpur, will be sworn in as state minister for Planning

Shamsul Alam will be sworn in as state minister for Planning. He will be sworn in as state minister at Bangabhaban on Sunday, July 18.

After the appointment of the Minister of State as per the rules, the Prime Minister distributes the portfolios of the concerned cabinet members. According to responsible sources, the Prime Minister is taking him in the cabinet to appoint him as the state minister for planning.

It is learned that the file of appointment of Shamsul Alam as the state minister went to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday night.

In this regard, Shamsul Alam said, “I have fulfilled the responsibility given to me by the Prime Minister in GED. InshaAllah, I will fulfill the new responsibilities.”

In his professional life, Shamsul Alam went on leave after 35 years of teaching experience at Bangladesh Agricultural University.

He was also a full-time employee of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization from 2002-05. Appointed as a member of the Planning Commission (Secretary status) in 2009.

Mr. Alam has been closely associated with all the visionary steps from the beginning of the three-term government of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. Bangladesh’s first long-term perspective plan, ‘Vision 2010-2021’ and the Centennial Delta Plan 2100, including several five-year plans have been formulated by his hand.

News Room, JUly 16,2021