Shamsher Mobin Chowdhury has resigned as the vice chairman of the BNP. He submitted his resignation to BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia last night.
The former BNP leader told Independent Television that he took the decision over considerations of health. He said that he had written to the party chief explaining his inability to continue in his position for health reasons. He said that his letter was handed to the party acting secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam last night.
He joined the BNP in 2008 after serving as the Bangladesh envoy in the US for two years. Mobin was made a vice chairman after the BNP’s national convention in 2009.