The search committee has finalized the names of 12 to 13 people for the formation of the Election Commission (EC). However, the list of finalists will not be released, said Justice Obaidul Hasan, chairman of the search committee and appellate division of the Supreme Court.
The name was finalized at a meeting of the Supreme Court’s Judges Lounge on Sunday (February 20) evening.
Obaidul Hasan said, “We have finalized the names of 12-13 people. I hope we will get the names of 10 people after the meeting on the 22nd. However, we will not reveal the names of 10 people, but if the President wants, the names can be published with his permission.”
Earlier, the meeting was presided over by Justice Obaidul Hasan and started at 4.50 pm. Initially, the search committee prepared a list of 20 names. The search committee will recommend the names of the final 10 from the list to the President.
At the fifth meeting of the search committee on Saturday (February 19), the names of 20 people were selected from more than three hundred names that came in various forms.