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TIB for ousting Ministers Shajahan, Ranga

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Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) has demanded removal of two ministers saying their appointment conflicts business interests in the corrupted transport sector.
The Ministers are Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan, a labour leader of transport sector, and Mashiur Rahman Ranga, State Minister for Local Government and Rural Development.
"We want removal of the two ministers from their public office. We want transparency and accountability in the transport sector," said TIB Executive Director Iftekharuzzaman.
He was speaking on the sideline of a press conference on transparency in foreign-funded NGOs in Bangladesh at TIB office in Dhaka on Thursday.
Iftekharuzzaman said, TIB fully supports the students' movement across in the country demanding discipline in the transport sector.
On last Sunday, two college students died, falling prey to reckless driving in an incident that has sparked wave of protests for the last four days.

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