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National elections schedule to be announced in November

  • Published at 03:26 pm October 18th, 2018
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Election Commission Secretary Helal Uddin stated this on Thursday afternoon

Election Commission Secretary Helal Uddin Ahmed has said the schedule for national elections is due to be announced the first week of November.

He announced this to reporters after his meeting with the European Union (EU) delegation at the commission's Agargaon office in Dhaka on Thursday afternoon, reports Bangla Tribune.

The secretary said: "Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) KM Nurul Huda announced, at the meeting with the EU delegates, that the general polls schedule will be announced on the first day of November."

Representatives and ambassadors of seven EU countries were present at the meeting. CEC KM Nurul Huda, along with four election commissioners and EC Secretary Helaluddin Ahmed, were also present.