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BNP’s Rumeen Farhana takes oath

WT24 Desk

Bangladesh Nationalist Party’s reserved seat MP-elect Rumeen Farhana took oath as a member of the 11th parliament on Sunday, reports UNB.

Speaker Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury administered the swearing-in at the Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban.

Parliament secretariat’s senior secretary Zafar Ahmed Khan conducted the oath-taking ceremony.

Fifty seats, reserved for women, are distributed among political parties in proportion to their number of MPs in parliament.

BNP, which has five MPs in the House, got one reserved seat and picked Rumeen, its assistant international affairs secretary and daughter of language veteran Oli Ahad.

She filed her nomination on 20 May and the Election Commission declared her elected from the reserved seat on 28 May.

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