BGMEA voting ends, ballot count on

Counting votes began as Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) biennial polls for the 2013-2014 tenure ended peacefully on Sunday.

Chairman of the election board Jahangir Alamin said a total of 2258 members cast their votes out of 2592 till 5:00pm in Dhaka while total voters were 3196 in Dhaka and Chittagong.

BGMEA President Shafiqul Islam told banglanews: “Voting ended without any trouble and the results will be published around 10:00pm.”

Two panels–Sammilita Parishad, and Forum–are contesting the polls.

Atiqul Islam, Managing Director of Islam Garments Ltd, leads the Sammilita Parishad, while Mahmud Hasan Khan, Managing Director of Rising Group, heads the Forum.

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