Published:  12:09 AM, 15 March 2019

Zakir Hossain made new PIO

Director General of Directorate of Mass Communi-cation Md Zakir Hossain has been tasked with additional duty of the Principal Information Officer (PIO). Ministry of Information issued a gazette notification yesterday informing that the Civil Service cadre from 1984 batch is the new PIO.         

According to the circular, Hossain will discharge the new duty apart from working as the DG of the directorate. He will receive the additional facilities of the government.

The government appointed Principal Information Officer Kamrun Nahar as secretary of the Women and Children Affairs Ministry on January 22. She was the first female PIO. The post since then was vacant putting the journalists in a bit fix while renewing the entry pass to the Secretariat.

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