EC training for SCC polls candidates today
For the first time, a training workshop for the probable candidates for the posts of ward commissioner and mayor will be held in Sylhet today.
Chief Election commissioner ATM Shamsul Huda will join it as chief guest while Election commissioners Sohul Hossain and Brigadier Shakhawat Hossain and EC Secretary Humayun Kabir will also be present.
About 200 candidates will participate in it, Deputy Election Comissioner for Sylhet division, Khondker Mizanur Rahman said.
Rules and regulations and the recent amendments related to the local government elections, especially on the city corporation polls, will be discussed on the daylong programme. Such workshops will be held later in Khulna, Rajshahi and in Barisal city corporations, the official added.
The CEC will formally inaugurate the workshop at 10:00am today at Sylhet Zilla Parishad auditorium. The EC is scheduled to announce the schedule of the four city corporation polls by this week and officials are hopeful of holding the election by the end of July, the official said.