AL finalizes nomination for 3 city corporation polls


DHAKA, June 22, 2018 (BSS) – Bangladesh Awami League today finalised its candidates for the post of mayors in three city corporations elections and the candidate for one Jatiya Sangsad by-poll.

The nominated candidates for the post of mayors in city corporations are AHM Khairuzzaman Liton (Rajshahi), Badar Uddin Kamran (Sylhet) and Serniabat Sadeq Abdullah (Barishal).

MA Matin has been picked for Kurigram-3 by-election.

The decision was taken at a joint meeting of Awami League Parliamentary Board and Awami League Local Government Nomination Board.

Party chief and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina chaired the meeting held at her official residence Ganobhaban.

The meeting also finalised ruling party candidates for the post of chairmen in 10 union parishads and the post of mayors in three upazila parishads elections and five municipalities.

The Kurigram-3 constituency fell vacant following the death of Jatiya Party lawmaker AKM Maidul Islam on May 10.