Staff Correspondent: Swearing of the newly elected mayors and councilors of Dhaka North and South City Corporation will be held on February 27. The oath-taking ceremony will be held at Shapla Hall of the Prime Minister’s Office in the capital at 10:30 am that day.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will read the oath to two city corporations mayors Atiqul Islam and Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh. The local government minister Tajul Islam will read the oath to the councilors.
Local government ministry’s senior information officer Mahmudul Hasan told the media according to the minister Tajul Islam.
According to Local Government (City Corporation) Act-2009, after the election of a city corporation, the mayor or councilors are obliged to take an oath within 30 days of the publication of the name in the official gazette.
The Election Commission (EC) released the gazette with the names, addresses and names of the winning mayors and councils on February 4, three days after the city polls held in Dhaka.