Nomination form for President collected from EC


DHAKA, Feb 2, 2018 (BSS) – As a ruling Awami League candidate, the nomination form for the presidential election was collected on behalf of President M Abdul Hamid.

Chief Whip of the Jatiya Sangsad ASM Feroz collected the nomination form from the Election Commission (EC) here today.

“The Awami League has nominated M Abdul Hamid as a presidential election candidate for the greater interest of the country as well as the nation,” said the Chief Whip while collecting the form.

The nomination form will be submitted on February 5.

Whips of the Jatiya Sangsad M Shahiduzzaman Sarker, M Sahab Uddin and Iqbalur Rahim, Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Khan M Nurul Huda, Awami League’s central Executive parliamentary Committee member ABM Reazul Kabir Kawsar and secretary of the EC secretariat were present, among others, during the time.

The voting of the presidential election will be held on February 18 from 2 pm to 5 pm at the Parliament House.

Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Khan M Nurul Huda announced the presidential election schedule on January 25.

According to the schedule, the scrutiny process of the nomination form will be held at 10 am on February 7 and last date of withdrawal is till 4 pm on February 10.

A total of 348 parliament members will give their voting rights in the presidential election. The tenure of the existing President will expired on April 23.

According to the constitution, the election should be taken place within 30 days from January 24.