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CEC tells EU delegation

‘No scope to hold election beyond constitution’

News Desk || risingbd.com

Published: 18:45, 29 November 2023   Update: 19:27, 29 November 2023
‘No scope to hold election beyond constitution’

Chief Election Commissioner Kazi Habibul Awal has told the 10-member delegation of European Union’s Missions that there is no scope to hold the national election beyond the Constitution.

The CEC came up with the remark while talking to journalists after a meeting with the delegation on Wednesday (November 29).

The delegation of European Union’s Missions in Bangladesh sat in a meeting with the Bangladesh Election Commission ahead of the upcoming 12th parliamentary election. The meeting began at 3pm on Wednesday (November 29).

EU Ambassador to Bangladesh Charles Whiteley led the EU team while Chief Election Commissioner Kazi Habibul Awal led the Bangladesh side in the meeting. Other election commissioners were present at the meeting.

The EU delegation members include Dr Bernd Spanier, deputy head of mission, EU Delegation to Bangladesh, Sebastian Riger-Brown, political officer, EU Delegation to Bangladesh, Swedish Ambassador to Bangladesh Alexandra Berg Von Linde, Spanish Ambassador Francisco de Asís Benítez Salas, Italian Ambassador Antonio Alessandro, the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Netherlands Irma van Dueren, Ambassador of Denmark Christian Brix Møller, Deputy Head of Mission at the French Embassy Gillaume Audren de Kerdrel, Deputy Head of Mission, Chargé d'Affaires at Embassy of Germany Jan Janowski.

 

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