ECNEC reconstituted; 4 new ministers incorporated

The Executive Committee of National Economic Council (ECNEC) was reconstituted on Monday following the formation of a new cabinet for election oversight.

EcnecThe Council was reconstituted with 13 members brining in four newly-appointed ministers – Industries Minister Tofail Ahmed, Land Minister Amir Hossain Amu, Posts and Telecommunication Minister Rashed Khan Menon and Health and Family Planning Minister Rowshan Ershad, reports UNB.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will continue to hold her office as Ecnec chairman while Finance Minister AMA Muhith as its alternative chairman, said a Cabinet Division notification.

The other Ecnec members are Agriculture Minister Matia Chowdhury, Planning Minister AK Khandker, Expatriates’ Welfare and Overseas Employment Minister Khandkar Mosharraf Hossain, Food Minister Ramesh Chandra Sen, Foreign Minister Abdul Hasan Mahmud Ali and Shipping Minister Shahjahan Khan.