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AL to interview its nomination seekers Wednesday

AL to interview its nomination seekers Wednesday 

Photo: Nomination seekers gather outside of the AL office on Sunday, November 11, 2018.

Dhaka, Nov 12 : Those who have collected nomination papers to contest the forthcoming general election with Awami League tickets will have to face interview on Wednesday.

Awami League Parliamentary Board (ALPB) will interview all the aspirants at 11am at party President Sheikh Hasina’s Dhanmondi political office.

ALPB President Sheikh Hasina will preside over the interview session.

AL General Secretary Obaidul Quader requested all the nomination seekers to be present in time.

On Friday, the ruling Awami League started selling the party’s nomination forms after the EC announced the schedule for the 11th national elections.

The deadline for collection and submission of nomination papers is set to expire at 6pm on Monday.

Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) KM Nurul Huda on Monday announced a fresh reschedule for the 11th parliamentary elections saying that the polls will be held on December 30 instead of December 23.

He came up with the announcement while speaking at the inaugural ceremony of Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) fair hosted by the Election Commission at Bangabandhu International Convention Centre in the capital.

He said the last date for submission of nomination papers is November 28 instead of November 19.