Bangladesh Nationalist Party - BNP leader Jahidur Rahman, who was elected from Thakurgaon-3 constituency, took oath as member of the 11th parliament. Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury, Speaker of the Jatiyo Sangsad, administered the swearing-in ceremony on Thursday (Apr 25), local media reported.
Md. Jahidur Rahman Jahid , who was elected member of parliament (MP) from Thakurgaon-3 constituency on the BNP ticket, was sworn-in as a lawmaker on Thursday.
Jatiyo Sangsad Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chowdhury administered the oath of office to him at a ceremony at Jatiyo Sangsad Bhaban in the noon. Chief Whip Noor-e-Alam Chowdhury, Whip Iqbalur Rahim and Whip Abu Sayeed Al-Mahmud Swapon were present on the occasion. Senior Secretary of the parliamentary secretariat Dr Zafar Ahmed Khan conducted the oath-taking ceremony.
After the ceremony, Jahid also signed the oath-taking book for MPs.
The BNP-led Jatiyo Oikyofront got eight seats in the Dec 30 national elections. Of them, BNP secured six seats.
In the meantime, the two Gonoforum MPs have already taken oath.