Sixteen Japanese observers have shown their interest to the Election Commission to observe the next national election, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, reports UNB.
A crucial meeting between the Awami League and its 14-party allies ended last night without any concrete decisions on seat sharing.
The loans of State Minister Nasrul Hamid have increased by around Tk 10 crore in the last five years, according to the affidavit he submitted to the EC ahead of the 12th national polls.
Dhirendra Debnath Shambhu, five-time Awami League lawmaker of Barguna-1 constituency, saw his wealth multiplied by four times since 2018, as per his affidavit.
Rustum Ali Faraji, four-time lawmaker from Pirojpur-3 constituency, saw his wealth increase by around threefold since 2018, according to his affidavit submitted to the Election Commission ahead of the upcoming national polls.
Both Shafiqul Islam Shimul and his wife have witnessed a significant increase in their assets over the last five years, according to the affidavit he submitted to the EC for the upcoming polls.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, also the president of the ruling Awami League, will formally kick off the election campaign of the ruling party at a rally in Sylhet likely to be held on December 20.