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BCB directors to elect their next board president today

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 7th October, 2021 01:32:47 PM
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The Bangladesh Cricket Board’s newly formed Board of Directors will elect their next board president at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Thursday.

The existing Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) President Nazmul Hassan, MP and the newly elected directors of the Board will pay tribute to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman by placing floral wreaths in front of his portrait at the Bangabandhu Memorial Museum at Dhanmondi today at noon.

Earlier, according the unofficial announcement, three-time president of the Bangladesh Cricket Board Nazmul Hassan Papon received the highest number of votes on his way to becoming the BCB director for the first time by ballot during their Board of Directors’ Election 2021, held at the BCB headquarter in the capital on Wednesday.

Meanwhile, immediately after the electing of the new president, the board of directors will hold an introductory meeting among them and go to pay homage to the portrait of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman with flowers.

Nazmul became the BCB boss for the first time in 2012 and was later re-elected for the post twice, didn’t have to run in the election in 2013 and 2017 respectively as he won both the elections unopposed. He is expected to be re-elected yet again today as BCB President.

This time Nazmul had to run in the election after 16 aspiring candidates fought in category 2 – Dhaka Metro Club Representatives but he overcame the hurdle easily by achieving the highest number of 53 votes along with Gazi Golam Murtaza and Enayet Hossain.