PM meets acting President

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina called on acting President Abdul Hamid at his resident in parliament area on Wednesday.During the parley, they discussed various issues, said a competent source.

Sources said two top leaders of Awami League discussed various issues along with next speaker selection and presidential polls.

On March 20, President Zillur Rahman passed away due to old age complexities at Mount Elizabeth Hospital in Singapore.

Presently, Speaker of the Parliament Abdul Hamid is performing the duties as president from March 10.

As per section 123 (2) to the constitution, the president election should be held within 90 days after president’s death, resign or impeachment.

Election Commission announced the presidential polls date on April 29. The date for submitting nomination is April 17 and for withdrawal April 24.

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