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Joy resigns from the post of advisor to the PM

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The TBH Desk

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s Information and Communication Technology Advisor Sajeeb Wazed Joy has resigned. His resignation has been accepted, a source said.

Sajib Wazed Joy was appointed as an advisor to the Prime Minister on January 15, 2019 after the 11th Parliament elections. He was appointed by the Prime Minister by virtue of Rule 3(b) (1) of the Rules of Business, 1996. His appointment was unpaid and part-time. He was the Information and Communication Technology Advisor to the Prime Minister in the previous term as well.

Incidentally, after the announcement of the schedule for the 12th National Assembly elections, two technocrat ministers and one state minister and three advisers to the prime minister submitted their resignations on November 19. Accepting their resignations, a notification issued by the Cabinet Department on the order of the President informed that it will be effective from Tuesday (November 29).

The three technocrat ministers who resigned are Minister of State for Science and Technology, Yafes Osman, Minister of Posts and Telecommunications, Mustafa Jabbar, and Minister of State for Planning. Shamsul Alam. These ministries have already been distributed after their resignation took effect.

And the three advisers of the Prime Minister who resigned are – Economic Affairs Adviser Masiur Rahman, Electricity, Energy and Mineral Resources Adviser Tawfiq-e-Ilahi Chowdhury and International Relations Adviser Dr. Gauhar Rizvi.

On the same day, the resignation of Prime Minister’s Information and Communication Technology Advisor Sajib Wazed Joy was also announced. Sajib Wazed Joy’s role in realizing the dream of digital Bangladesh has been mentioned several times by his mother Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

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