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Awami League ready to meet president over EC    

11 January 2017, 10:40:47

Staff Correspondent: The ruling Awami League will sit in talks with President Md Abdul Hamid on Wednesday for placing its proposal on the formation of new Election Commission (EC).

The talks are scheduled to be held at 4:00pm.

Party insiders said that Awami League will not place any new proposal rather will only propose formation of a search committee to appoint a new EC.

During the talks with the President, the party may also present the country’s electoral procedures used during the period between 1975 and 1996, they said.

Awami League President and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will lead a 19-member delegation to Bangabhaban, party sources said.

Other members of the team are AMA Muhith, Amir Hossain Amu, Tofail Ahmed, Suranjit Sengupta, HT Imam, Mohammad Zamir, Yusuf Hossain Humayun, Matia Chowdhury, Sheikh Fazlul Karim Selim, Sahara Khatun, Mohammd Nasim, Syed Ashraful Islam, Obaidul Quader, Dipu Moni, Jahangir Kabir Nanak, Abdul Matin Khasru, Anisul Haque and Hasan Mahmud.

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