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AL holds party’s nomination board meeting

Published : 09 Oct 2021 09:54 PM | Updated : 10 Oct 2021 02:07 PM

The ruling Awami League on Saturday held an adjourned meeting of the party’s Parliamentary and Local Government Representatives’ Nomination Board at the Prime Minister’s official residence Ganabhaban.

Chaired by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, also the president of Awami League and chairperson of the nomination Board, the meeting began at 4:00pm and continued till filing this report.

According to sources, the meeting discussed about the party nominations to the aspirants for the posts of chairmen of different union parishads (UPs) under Khulna, Barishal and Dhaka division.

Earlier on Thursday, the board meeting finalised the party nominations to a candidate for Sirajganj-6 constituency by-poll along with other candidates for around 5,000 UPs, 10 upazilas and two municipalities under Rajshahi division.

According to sources, it was decided at the meeting that those who are involved with corruptions and irregularities would not be nominated by the party in any election.

Besides, the party has decided to nominate honest, dedicated and popular leaders.