Update January 26, 2015

Dhaka 12-08 am, 29-July, 2021

Cabinet decided to split Dhaka into three divisions

Sumel Sarker

Mymensingh Division painted as red colour

Mymensingh Division painted as red colour

26 January 2015, Nirapad News: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says in a cabinet meeting Dhaka will be split into three divisions and directed to take necessary administrative steps to make Mymensingh district a division.

The cabinet division will form an inter-ministerial committee for taking further measures to this regard.

“The committee will submit its report to National Implementation Committee for Administrative (Nicar) and then Nicar will take the final decision,”the cabinet also suggested splitting Dhaka into three divisions — Dhaka, Mymensingh and the other one may consist of the surrounding districts of Faridpur, said Cabinet Secretary M Mosharraf Hossain Bhuiyan.

In the meeting, the cabinet members also recommended to split Chittagong into two divisions.

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