Zillur Rahman named as new Bangladesh president

Rahman is the second most senior leader of the Awami League.

Zillur Rahman named as new Bangladesh president
Veteran ruling Awami League official Zillur Rahman was named Bangladesh's new president on Wednesday after being elected unopposed to the mainly ceremonial post, the Election Commission said.

Rahman, 79 and the second most senior leader of the Awami League, replaces Iajuddin Ahmed. He will be sworn in by Chief Justice Mohammad Ruhul Amin on Thursday.

Reuters
Last Mod: 11 Şubat 2009, 15:36
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