The 10th national election will be held any time between Oct 25 this year and Jan 24 next as per the Constitution, Speaker Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury has said.
Earlier in the afternoon, the Business Advisory Committee decided the 19th session of the 9th Parliament convened on Thursday will run until Oct 24.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina was present at the BAC meeting, held in the afternoon, chaired by Speaker Chaudhury.
Neither Leader of the Opposition Khaleda Zia nor her allies were present at the meeting.
Opposition BNP had already said it would not attend the session.
“As per the Constitution, the 10th national election will take place between Oct 25 (this year) and Jan 24 (next),” Speaker Chaudhury said in her welcome speech.
The session was later adjourned for the day.
Source: Bd news24