Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda has expressed the hope that the next general election will be held with the participation of all political parties, saying they were working to this end.
“As no party has yet declined to take part in the election, I hope all the parties will join the polls,” he said while addressing a views-exchange meeting arranged by Durgapur upazila administration at the upazila parishad auditorium in Rajshahi on Friday, reports UNB.
The CEC said the Election Commission is taking preparations to hold the election in a free, fair and credible manner.
In reply to a query from reporters, he said country’s every citizen will get smartcard in phases.
Superintendent of Police of the district Md Shahidullah, Durgapur upazila parishad Chairman Nazrul Islam, municipality Mayor Tofazzal Hossain and district Election Officer Atiar Rahman also attended the meeting.