The Cabinet Division on Saturday has issued a circular announcing the names of six members of the search committee to form the Election Commission (EC).
It said that Justice Obaidul Hasan of the Appellate Division of the Bangladesh Supreme Court has been appointed as the chairman of the inquiry committee.
Other members of the committee are: Justice SM Quddus Zaman of the High Court Division of the Bangladesh Supreme Court, Auditor General and Controller of Bangladesh Mohammad Muslim Chowdhury, Chairman of the Bangladesh Public Service Commission Md Suhrab Hussain, former Election Commissioner Muhammad Sohul Hossain and noted litterateur Professor Anwara Syed Haque.
The circular said the search committee would carry out its duties and responsibilities in accordance with the Chief Election Commissioner and Other Election Commissioners Appointment Act, 2022.
The Cabinet Division will provide necessary secretarial assistance in the performance of the search committee.