BSS-53 Voter list of Bangladeshi-Britons on December

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Voter list of Bangladeshi-Britons on December

LONDON, July 31, 2019 (BSS) – The Bangladesh Election Commission will
launch a pilot programme in December next to register Bangladeshi-British
citizens on the voter list of Bangladesh in London, a press release of the
Bangladesh High Commission said today.

The information came up at a meeting with the visiting delegation of
Bangladesh Election Commission with the leaders of the Bangladeshi-British
community.

Bangladesh High Commission organized the meeting on its premises in London
last Sunday while Bangladesh High Commissioner to the UK Saida Muna Tasneem
presided.

The High Commissioner also said that the Bangladesh High Commission in
London will provide all assistance to the Election Commission for all
activities related to registration of voters.

At the meeting Election Commissioner Rafiqul Islam elaborated about the
registration procedure and distribution of national identity cards to the
expatriate Bangladeshis. Leaders of different professions and classes of the
Bangladeshi-British community participated in the meeting.

The Election Commissioner sought cooperation of the Bangladesh High
Commission, leaders of different local organizations, representatives of
various chambers and electronic and print media for providing an updated list
of Bangladeshi-British citizens. Its online address is www.nid.gov.bd.

He said a technical team will visit UK in this regard in December, this
year.

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