Second Khaleda ministry
The second Khaleda cabinet was the Government of Bangladesh during the 8th legislative session of the Jatiya Sangsad following the 2001 general election. The cabinet took office on 10 October 2001 and left office on 29 October 2006. The Prime Minister and head of the government was Khaleda Zia.
|Second Khaleda Cabinet|
15th Council of Ministers of Bangladesh
|10 October 2001|
|Date formed||10 October 2001|
|Date dissolved||29 October 2006|
|People and organisations|
|Head of government||Khaleda Zia|
|No. of ministers|
|Total no. of members||60|
|Legislature term(s)||8th Parliament|
The following table is the list of Deputy Ministers.
|Portfolio||Deputy Minister||Took Office||Left Office||Party|
|Ministry of Chittagong Hill Tracts Affairs||Moni Swapan Dewan||10 October 2001||29 October 2006||BNP|
|Jamuna Bridge Division||Asadul Habib Dulu||10 October 2001||3 February 2002||BNP|
|Ministry of Communications||Asadul Habib Dulu||3 February 2002||22 May 2003||BNP|
|Ministry of Food and Disaster Management||Asadul Habib Dulu||22 May 2003||29 October 2006||BNP|
|Ministry of Local Government, Rural Development and Co-operatives||Ruhul Quddus Talukdar||10 October 2001||22 May 2003||BNP|
|Ministry of Land||Ruhul Quddus Talukdar||22 May 2003||29 October 2006||BNP|
|Ministry of Education||Abdus Salam Pintu||10 October 2001||22 May 2003||BNP|
|Ministry of Industries||Abdus Salam Pintu||22 May 2003||13 March 2006||BNP|
|Ministry of Information||Abdus Salam Pintu||13 March 2006||29 October 2006||BNP|
- 14 November 2001
- Morshed Khan became the minister of the foreign affairs.
- 11 March 2002
- Tariqul Islam was transferred from the food ministry to the information ministry.
- Abdul Moyeen Khan was transferred from the information ministry to the ministry of science and ICT.
- Abdullah Al Noman was transferred from the labour and employment ministry to the food ministry.
- Lutfor Rahman Khan Azad became the state minister of labour and employment.
- 22 May 2003
- Seven ministers were removed:
- Water Resources Minister L. K. Siddiqi
- Fisheries and Livestock Minister Sadeque Hossain Khoka,
- Minister without Portfolio Harunur Rashid Khan Monno
- State Minister for Liberation War Affairs Redwan Ahmed
- State Minister for Commerce Barkat Ullah Bulu
- State Minister for Disaster Management and Relief Ebadur Rahman Chowdhury
- State Minister for Post and Telecommunication Ehsanul Haque Mollah.
- The 60-member cabinet downsized to 53.
- Seven ministers were removed:
- 25 March 2004
- 6 May 2004
- The ministries of jute and textiles merged into the Ministry of Textiles and Jute.
- The ministries of food and disaster management and relief ministries merged to form the Ministry of Food and Disaster Management.
- Abdul Matin Chowdhury was removed from the textiles ministry.
- Tariqul Islam was transferred from information ministry to the environment and forest ministry.
- M Shamsul Islam was transferred from the land ministry to the information ministry.
- Chowdhury Kamal Ibne Yusuf was transferred from disaster management and relief to the food and disaster management ministry.
- Abdullah Al Noman was transferred from the food ministry to the fisheries and livestock ministry.
- Shajahan Siraj was transferred from the environment and forest ministry to the textiles and jute ministry.
- Lutfor Rahman Khan Azad was transferred from the state ministry of jute to the NGO affairs ministry.
- Abdus Sattar Bhuiyan was transferred from the state ministry of the fisheries and livestock to the state ministry of land.
- 18 June 2005
- A. K. M. Mosharraf Hossain resigned from the position of State Minister for Energy.
- 24 April 2006
- 15 May 2006
- Alamgir Kabir was moved from being the state minister of housing and public works to the state minister for woman and children affairs.
- 20 May 2006
- 9 July 2006
- Lutfor Rahman Khan Azad was transferred from the state minister of NGO affairs position to the expatriates welfare and overseas employment.
- Mohammad Quamrul Islam was transferred from the state minister of expatriates welfare and overseas employment position to the state minister for shipping position.
- 29 September 2006
- State minister for power Anwarul Kabir Talukdar was removed from the post.
- 4 October 2006
- Abdus Sattar Bhuiyan became the state minister of power, along with being the state minister of land.
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