DHAKA: Awami League has nominated former BGMEA president Atiqul Islam to vie for the mayoral by-elections to Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC).
The nomination was confirmed at a joint meeting of Awami League parliamentary board and Local government election nomination board, at Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s official residence Ganabhaban Saturday (Jan 26).
Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader has confirmed the matter to journalists after the meeting.
The by-elections to DNCC is scheduled to be held on Feb 28.
The mayor post of the city corporation fell vacant following the death of Annisul Huq on Nov 30, 2017.
BDST: 2204 HRS, JAN 26, 2019