Tofail hopes BNP will participate in next JS polls

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Tofail Ahmed

PV Desk : Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed today said the Election Commission (EC) will conduct the next national election independently under the government of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and there will be no interference from the government side.

“The 11th Jatiya Sangsad (JS) Election will be held as per the schedule and the government will assist the Election Commission in holding the polls. I hope that all political parties including BNP will participate in the polls,” said Tofail Ahmed while speaking at the grand finale and prize distribution of debating competition for university students here.

Debate for Democracy and ATN Bangla jointly organized the competition ‘People’s confidence in Election Commission has been increased’ at FDC auditorium with Hasan Ahmed Kiron in the chair.

A total of 32 private and public universities took part in the competition. Dhaka International University became champion and received Taka 200,000 while BGMEA University of Fashion and Technology emerged runner-up and got Taka 100,000 as prize money.