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JS body for submitting report on CEC, ECs appointment bill in current session

JS body for submitting report on CEC, ECs appointment bill in current session

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DHAKA, Jan 24: The Parliamentary Standing Committee on the Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs on Monday suggested submitting the final report on the "Appointment of the Chief Election Commissioner and Election Commissioners Bill-2022" in parliament during the ongoing Jatiya Sangsad (JS) session.

The parliamentary watchdog made the recommendation at its 17th meeting held at the Sangsad Bhaban with committee Chairman Md Shahiduzzaman Sarker in the chair, said a press release.

Committee members Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Anisul Huq, Mostafizur Rahman, Md Shamsul Haque Tuku, Md Abdul Majid Khan, Shameem Haider Patwary, Gloria Jharna Sarker, Begum Rumeen Farhana and Selim Altaf George joined the meeting.

All the committee members took part in discussion on the bill and decided to submit the final report in an amended form in the current parliament session.

Secretaries of the Law and Justice and Legislative and Parliamentary Affairs divisions and concerned senior officials of the ministry and the Parliament Secretariat were present at the meeting.