BNP wants president’s appointment
Staff Correspondent: BNP today morning said,it has asked for appointment of President Abdul Hamid to present chairperson Khaleda Zia’s proposal for the next Election Commission.
Secretary General of BNP Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir came up with the information while joining a programme at the party’s Nayapaltan central office.
In that programme, Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir stated that the president is the constitutional authority responsible for setting up the Election Commission. Therefore we will render our party chief’s proposal to him.
“Last night, we asked for time to meet him. So far we have not got an appointment, but we’re expecting to get an opportunity to present our proposal. We’re waiting for that,” he said on Monday.
With a call for forming the next Election Commission on the basis of “consensus” among all political parties, BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia on Friday rolled out a 13-point proposal for its formation.