34,838 election observers apply in EC

Staff Reporter Published: 15 December 2018, 05:32 PM | Updated: 15 December 2018, 05:34 PM
34,838 election observers apply in EC
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A total of 34,838 election observers including 167 from abroad of registered 81 agencies have applied for the 11th parliamentary elections. Besides, 8 foreign journalists have also applied. Though Election Commission is considering to allow 25,920 election observes. 

The information was known from a worksheet placed at the meeting of Election Commission (EC) at Nirbachan Commission in the capital on Saturday. 

The EC asked the foreign journalists to follow proper process through external publicity wing of foreign ministry of Bangladesh.

The national polls will be held on December 30.