Source: Ittefaq Report
Gono Forum’s another MP-elect Mokabbir Khan (Sylhet-2) has taken his oath as an Member of Parliament on Tuesday, following the footstep of party MP Sultan Mohammad Mansur.
He took his oath around 12 noon at Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban.
Chief Whip Noor-E-Alam Chowdhury and Whips Iqbalur Rahim, Mahbub Ara Begum Gini and Abu Sayeed Al Mahmud Swapan were, among others, present on the occasion.
In response to a letter sent by Mokabbir to Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury on Monday, an arrangement has been made to administrate oath to him at 12pm on Tuesday at the Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban.
Gono forum central executive committee member Maj (retd) Afsary Ameen Ahmed carried the letter to parliament on Monday around 4:40pm.
In the letter sent in a letterhead of Gono Forum, the MP-elect said, “Me and my party has decided to take oath either on April 2 or 3.”
Mokabbir further said he sent the letter as per the decision of their party’s presidium members. “The party leaders and its president Dr Kamal Hossain are aware of it.”
Replying to a question, he also said Dr Kamal gave him the green signal to take oath. “Besides, the people of my constituency also requested me to be sworn in.”
On March 7, Sultan Mohammad Mansur (Moulvibazar-2) took oath as a member of the 11th Parliament.
Earlier on March 3, two Gono Forum MPs-elect sent separate letters to the Speaker requesting her to arrange their oath-taking ceremony on historic March 7.