Chief election commissioner (CEC) KM Nurul Huda said the upcoming three city elections are very important for all before the 11th parliamentary elections.
The CEC said this while addressing the law enforcers on the three city elections at the conference room of Election Commission in Agargaon on Thursday.
The CEC said, "Elections of Rajshahi, Sylhet and Barisal City Corporations before the election of the Eleventh Jatiya Sangsad are very significant to the election officials, who will be conducting the elections at the field level."
Election Commissioners Rafiqul Islam, Mahbub Talukder, Brigadier General (retd) Shahadat Hossain Chowdhury, Inspector General of Police and RAB, three Divisional Commissioners, Returning Officers and other law and order officials are present in the meeting.
The elections will be held in the three city corporations on July 30. In the three cities, 18 candidates for mayor and 530 candidates for the councilor posts are contesting.