Letter sent to Cabinet Division for forming EC search committee

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Dhaka : President Abdul Hamid today sent a letter to the Cabinet Division to form a six-member search committee for reconstitution of the Election Commission (EC), press secretary to the president Joynal Abedin told BSS.

The cabinet division, which will be in the secretarial role for the search committee, will soon announce the committee through a gazette notification, the press secretary said.

The committee will recommend the names of the members for reconstitution of the EC ahead of the next parliamentary polls. The next commission, which will have no more than five commissioners, will be in office for a five-year term.

The term of the current EC members will end in February.

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