M Abul Kalam Azad yesterday formally took over the charge of chief national commissioner of Bangladesh Scouts.
The outgoing chief national commissioner, M Fazlur Rahman, handed over the charge at a function held at the Bangladesh Scouts headquarters.
Newly elected vice-president of Bangladesh Scouts S M Zahurul Islam presided over the function, says a press release.
Earlier, President Iajuddin Ahmed awarded the certificate of chief national commissioner of Bangladesh Scouts to M Abul Kalam Azad.
Besides, the 37th national council of Bangladesh Scouts at Mouchak in Gazipur on Saturday elected Education Secretary M Momtajul Islam as its president and M Abdul Quiyum Thakur as treasurer, the press release added.