Ivy assumes office as Narayanganj mayor
January 9th, 2017 at 12:48 pm
Ivy assumes office as Narayanganj mayor

Dhaka – Selina Hayat Ivy on Monday assumed office as Narayanganj City Corporation mayor for the second consecutive term, officials said.

Ivy, an Awami League nominee, won the December 22 election defeating her nearest rival Shahkhawat Hossain Khan by a big margin.

Ivy took oath on January as mayor along with the councilors of the city located 20 kilometers away from Dhaka.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina had administered the oath at a function at Prime Minister in Dhaka.

Ivy joined the office about 11:30am, said NCC sources.

The election to the Naraynganj city was lauded by observers and election monitors as the Election Commission conducted it peacefully.