Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader has said state minister for information and broadcasting Dr Murad Hassan, who submitted his resignation from the cabinet on Tuesday afternoon, is going to be removed from district AL.
"He (Murad) resigned from the cabinet...he has no post in Dhaka. He was Jamalpur zila AL's health affairs secretary. He is going to be removed from this post," he told reporters at the Secretariat on Tuesday.
Quader, also the Road Transport and Bridges Minister, said Jamalpur zila AL called a meeting over Murad issue and he was informed that Murad would be removed from his post. Replying to a question whether Murad's preliminary membership of the party will be cancelled, he said, "We will decide to this end centrally. We will ecide in the next AL working committee meeting."
"The way we took decisions about Gazipur city mayor and its city AL general secretary, we will take final decision about Murad in the next working committee meeting. Such decision cannot be taken without a working committee meeting," the AL general secretary said.
About Murad's parliament membership, he said this issue will be considered later and the Speaker will decide to this end.