Fazlul Haque Mantu and KM Ajam Khasru were elected president and general secretary of Bangladesh Jatiya Sramik League (BJSL) respectively for next three years on Saturday.
Moreover, Molla Abul Kalam was made executive president of the organisation
Ruling Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader announced names of the next leaders of Sramik League, ruling Awami League’s associate body of peasants, at the Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh in the capital.
Earlier, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the 13th national conference of Bangladesh Jatiya Sramik League (BJSL), the labour wing of Bangladesh Awami League (AL), by releasing pigeons and balloons at Suhrawardy Udyan in the capital this morning.
More than 8,000 councilors along with equal number of delegates from 78 district organisations across the country with the BJSL’s central committee leaders joined the conference.
Besides, a number of foreign guests including labour leaders are participating in the event.
Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman founded the organisation, the largest labour organization in the country, on October 12 in 1969.
At the last conference of the Sramik League on July 19 in 2012, labour leader Sukur Mahmud and Sirajul Islam were elected president and general secretary respectively of the body.