Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today advised her mayor nominees to gain the trust of the voters ahead of the approaching parliamentary elections.
Speaking after choosing the mayor runners for Rajshahi, Sylhet and Barisal cities, she also instructed her party men to unite and campaign for the nominees.
Rajshahi city Awami League President AHM Khairuzzaman Liton, Sylhet unit President Badar Uddin Ahmed Kamran and Barisal city unit's Joint Secretary Serniabat Sadek Abdullah secured the nominations for mayor race at respective cities.
The party's General Secretary Obaidul Quader has announced the nominations.
"Naturally, these elections are very important... There's win and loss in elections; make sure these don't disrepute Awami League; work together so that we can serve the people," she said. "It is very important to gain the trust and confidence of the voters."
Also the president of ruling Awami Legaue, she advised her party's leaders and workers to abide by the central decisions of the party and stay away from intra-party feud.
She called on the leaders and activists to inform the voters about the massive developments taken place during the tenure of her government. "Tell the voters that if AL is voted to power again, there'll be continuation of development," she said.
More than 6,000 elections were held in the country under the Awami League tenure and BNP could not prove any allegation against these elections, Hasina said.