Syed Ashraful Islam has lost his job as LGRD minister but will remain as a member of the Cabinet without any portfolio.
Exercising the power bestowed up her under rule 3(1V) of the Rules of Business 1996, the Prime Minister has redistributed the portfolios of the ministers, the notification says.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina reportedly expressed her annoyance over Syed Ashraf’s absence at a meeting of Executive Committee of National Economic Council (Ecnec) on Tuesday and decided to remove him from the LGRD Ministry.
Ashraf served as LGRD Minister for second term. He was first given the portfolio in 2009.