Dhaka: Awami League leaders have extended their support to the Election Commission’s move over the announcement of the poll schedule for the upcoming national election.
HT Imam, a political adviser to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, told this to reporters while briefing in a press conference after a meeting with the authorities of Election Commission this afternoon.
Earlier, Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda said that the Election Commission will declare the schedule for the upcoming 11th national election tomorrow (Nov 8).
The EC made the announcement while holding a meeting with “Sommilito Jatiya Jote” at commission’s office in Agargaon this morning, amid opposition from the Jatiya Oikyafront.
While exchanging views with the leaders of the Sommilito Jatiya Jote, CEC Nurul Huda said: “You all know that we already held meetings with Oikyafront and Juktufront for a participatory, free and fair election. The Election Commission has accomplished preparation for the upcoming election. Hopefully, the election schedule will be announced tomorrow.”
Earlier in the day, leaders of Jatiya Party led by party Chairman HM Ershad met the Election Commissioners to discuss issues related to the forthcoming election.