Salman Fazlur Rahman has been appointed as an honorary adviser to the prime minister.
It was informed through a notification issued by the Cabinet Division on Thursday.
According to the notification, Salman F Rahman will get the position of minister while holding the post of honorary adviser.
Meanwhile, he was elected Member of Parliament in Dhaka-1 (Dohar-Nawabganj) Constituency in the 12th National Parliament Election on January 7.
Earlier, he had been elected MP from Dhaka-1 (Dohar-Nawabganj) Constituency in the 11th parliamentary election. Then he was appointed to the post of adviser on private industry and investment to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.