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Awami League sit in talks with EC

17 Oct 2017, 22:31 | updated: 18 Oct 2017, 11:40

NTV Online

Dhaka: As part of the ongoing dialogue with registered political parties, the Election Commission sat in talks with ruling Awami League to seek its opinion over the commission’s preparation for the next general election likely to be held in December 2018.

A 21-member AL delegation will join the dialogue which started at about 11:00am with Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda in the chair, said Director (PR) at the EC Secretariat SM Asaduzzaman.

‘Awami League will place an 11-point proposal at the dialogue,’ party joint general secretary Mahbubul Alam Hanif told news agency UNB on Tuesday.

AL General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader will lead the party’s delegation in the talks to be held at Nirbachan Bhaban, he added.

The EC on August 24 last started dialogue with 40 registered political parties, which will conclude on Thursday next. The Commission already had talks with 37 parties.

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