Search committee to meet again on Saturday

18 February 2022, 07:12 pm | Updated: 05 October 2023, 09:15 am

Search committee to meet again on Saturday
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The Search Committee for Election Commission (EC) formation will sit once again on Saturday in this regard. Cabinet Secretary (Reforms and Coordination) Md Samsul Arefin informed the matter.

The search committee held its 4th meeting at the Judges' Lounge of the Bangladesh Supreme Court building on Wednesday. Search committee chief Justice Obaidul Hassan presided over the 4th meeting.

Search committee members High Court Division Justice SM Kuddus Zaman, Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) Mohammad Muslim Chowdhury, Public Service Commission (PSC) Chairman Mohammed Sohrab Hossain, former Election Commissioner Mohammed Sohul Hossain and Writer Prof Anwara Syed Haq joined that meeting.

Earlier, the search committee held meetings with 47 eminent personalities in four phases on Saturday, Sunday and Tuesday last for receiving suggestions in forming the next EC.

On Monday last, the Cabinet Division, which is providing secretarial support to the search committee, published 322 names which the political parties, professional bodies and individuals proposed to include in the search committee for formation of the next EC on its website.

The search committee will have to propose 10 names to the President. Then the president will select five names for forming next EC as per the law.

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