Next election to be held under present government: Tofail


DHAKA, April 29, 2017 (BSS) – Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed yesterday said next general election would be held under the present government as per constitution.

“Election commission will conduct election while the present government will carry out routine work,” he said while speaking as the chief guest at a scholarship awarding function to children of late members of Dhaka Reporters Unity (DRU) at its auditorium in the city.

He appreciated DRU for taking initiative of giving scholarship to its late members children and said “I have a good relation with journalists for longtime.”

He also assured the DRU to donate the DRU scholarship fund.

Bangladesh Billboard Owners Association General Secretary Mohammad Mijanur Rahman was present as the special guest while DRU President Sakhawat Hossain Badshah presided over the function.

DRU General Secretary Morsalin Nomani conducted the function.

A total of 17 journalist families’ children received average Taka 24,000 each.