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Outgoing CEC hopes new EC to work with efficiency

DHAKA, Feb 7, 2017 (BSS)- Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Qazi Raqibuddin Ahmed today hoped that the new Election Commission (EC) would work with efficiency like the outgoing one.

"We have discharged our duties sincerely. I hope the new EC, too, will work with efficiency," he said talking to journalists after placing wreath at National Mausoleum at Savar.

The outgoing CEC placed wreath at the altar of the mausoleum and stood in silence for a while in respect to the memory of the martyrs of the Liberation War.

He also signed the visitors' book at the National Mausoleum.

Outing Election Commissioners Brig Gen (Retd) M Jabed Ali, M Shahnewaz and Mohammad Abu Hafiz accompanied the CEC.

Earlier, Dhaka district Police Super Shah Mizan Shafiur Rahman and Dhaka Divisional Election Officer Shah Alam received the outgoing CEC on his arrival at the National Mausoleum.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)