Atiqul resigns from DNCC mayor post

DHAKA Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) Mayor

Atiqul Islam has resigned from the mayoral post to contest in the upcoming

city corporation elections slated for January 30, 2020.

The LGRD ministry has already accepted his resignation letter as we sent

it to the ministry through DNCC secretary, DNCC senior information office

ASM Mamun told BSS.

Atiqul Islam, former president of Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and

Exporters Association (BGMEA), has got the ruling Awami League's ticket to

contest the DNCC's mayoral elections slated for January 30.

According to the EC, all mayoral and councilor aspirants of Dhaka south

and north city corporations will have to submit their nomination papers to

the commission by December 31.

The nomination papers will be scrutinized on January 2, while the

aspirants will have until January 9 to withdraw their candidature.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)