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Own Correspondent, Dhaka, 2 December 2023: Foreign Minister Dr. AK Abdul Momen said that the new labor policy of the United States will not affect the garment sector of Bangladesh. There is no reason to worry about this. He said this while talking to journalists at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Thursday.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, 2 December 2023: The election train is underway. Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader commented that this train will not stop until it reaches its destination no matter how many obstacles come. He made this comment at a briefing at the Awami League president's political office in Dhanmondi, the capital, on Friday (December 1).
Own correspondent, Dhaka, 2 December 2023: Political parties and independent candidates have submitted a total of 2,713 nomination papers in 300 seats on the occasion of the 12th National Parliament election. Among them there are 1 thousand 966 candidates of 32 political parties. And there are 747 independent candidates. Election Commission (EC) Additional Secretary Ashok Kumar Debnath gave this information on Friday, December 1.
Dhaka, Dec 1: The Election Commission has issues show cause notices to 24 candidates, including Awami League's nominated candidate and Bangladesh cricket team captain Shakib Al Hasan, for violating the election code of conduct. This information was known from the Election Commission around 9:30 pm on Thursday. The EC asked them to respond to the show cause by Friday.
Dhaka, Dec 1: Former Minister of State for Law Barrister Shahjahan Omar Biruttam has resigned from all posts of BNP. He will contest in the polls as Awami League candidate in Jhalkathi-1 (Rajapur-Kathalia) seat with boat symbol. Shahjahan Omar himself confirmed the matter in a press conference on Thursday evening. Before that he submitted his nomination online.
Dhaka, Dec 1: Law Minister Anisul Haque has submitted nomination papers as Awami League's nominated candidate for Brahmanbaria-4 (Kasba-Akhaura) constituency in the 12th National Parliament Elections.
Dhaka, Dec 1: Leaders of Khilafat Rabbani Bangladesh and Nezam Islami Party met Awami League President and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday. They discussed various issues regarding the national elections to be held on January 7.
Dhaka, Dec 1: Election Commission (EC) Secretary Md. Jahangir Alam said that the time for submitting nomination papers for the 12th National Assembly election has ended at 4 pm on Thursday (November 30). So there is no chance of rescheduling.
Dhaka, Nov 30: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Advisor Sajeeb Wazed Joy has resigned. Prime Minister's Assistant Press Secretary-1 M.M. Imrul Kayes confirmed that Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has accepted his resignation letter.
Dhaka, Nov 30: Awami League general secretary and bridge minister Obaidul Quader said that those who are obstructing the election should be banned. Civilized countries are not saying anything about these things. He said this in a briefing at the Dhanmondi political office of the Awami League president on Wednesday.
Dhaka, Nov 30: European Union (EU) Ambassador Charles Whiteley said that the whole world wants to see the 12th parliamentary elections of Bangladesh as democratic, acceptable, peaceful and participatory. The EU ambassador made this comment to reporters after the meeting with the Election Commission (EC) at the Nirbachan Bhaban on Wednesday.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, 30 November 2023: Three people were killed in an under-construction building collapse in Malaysia. They were all Bangladeshi workers. Four others are missing in this incident.
Own Correspondence, Dhaka, 30 November 2023: The resignation of three Ministers-Ministers of State who are cabinet technocrats (non-members of parliament) is effective. Related sources said that their resignations have been accepted. At the same time, the resignations of three advisers have also been accepted.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, 30 November 2023: Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader said that the party leaders can stand as independent candidates in the upcoming 12th National Parliament elections if they want. Allowing independent candidates is a strategic decision of the party.
Dhaka, Nov 29: General Secretary of Awami League and Minister of Road Transport and Bridges Obaidul Quader said that the issue of seat sharing will be coordinated with the allies after monitoring the situation. He said this in response to the questions of journalists at the political office of the Awami League president in Dhanmondi of the capital on Tuesday afternoon.