Dhaka – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said the next administrative division comprising greater Comilla will be called Maynamati, officials said.
The Prime Minister herself proposed the name at a meeting of the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council on Tuesday.
Planning Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal, who hails from the Comilla district, came up with the information after the meeting. Maynamati, if comes into being, will be the ninth administrative division after Mymensingh.
The government has plan to commission one more district as administrative divisions. Greater Faridpur, which currently falls under Dhaka division, will constitute another division.