Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will address the nation at 7:30pm Friday.
PM’s Assistant Press Secretary Noore Elahi Mina told The Daily Star that the prime minister will address the nation in the evening.
He however did not say anything regarding the content of her speech.
Meanwhile, sources at the prime minister’s office (PMO) said Sheikh Hasina will inform the nation about the country’s latest political situation.
The next general election, election-time government and the tenure of the current parliament are likely to dominate her speech, among other issues, the PMO sources added.
Bangladesh Television and Bangladesh Betar will simultaneously broadcast the premier’s speech.
The country is now passing through a stormy political situation as both the ruling and opposition parties are on collision course over the next general election.
Both the ruling and opposition parties called rallies for October 25 in Dhaka city to stage their showdowns, heightening tension across the country.