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UN congratulates President-elect Shahabuddin

Published : 14 Feb 2023 10:35 PM

The United Nations (UN) in Bangladesh has congratulated MdShahabuddin on his election as the 22nd President of Bangladesh.

 "We wish the President-Elect, MdShahabuddin, success in assuming his new responsibilities and congratulate the people of Bangladesh for having him as the new President of the republic," said a statement issued by the UN's Bangladesh office in Dhaka on Tuesday.

 "We hope the UN will extend its partnership with Bangladesh under his leadership to achieve Bangladesh's commitments towards implementing the Sustainable Development Goals and the UN charter," read the statement. The Election Commission (EC) on Monday declared Mohammad Shahabuddin, a retired judge and a former commissioner of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC), as the President of Bangladesh unopposed.

 Chief Election Commissioner KaziHabibulAwal declared Mohammad Shahabuddin as the president of the country after scrutinizing his nomination paper.

The EC authorities also published a gazette notification in this regard.