Election to Executive Committee of the association of country’s IT (Information Technology) journalists ‘Bangladesh ICT Journalist Forum (BIJF)’ for the term of 2017-18 is going to be held tomorrow, Friday. Voting will be running starting from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm at the Sagore-Runi Auditorium of Dhaka Reporters’ Unit.
Chairman of Election Management Board Mr. Mustafa Jabbar said-Preparations for the election are all done. Hopefully, the election will take place appropriately in a wonderful environment. Tomorrow, the primary result will be declared just after voting gets finished, as he informed.
The election is to be held for 8 posts among 9 of the Executive Committee. Total 21 candidates are to compete for these 8 posts. For President Post, Arafat Siddiqi (ATN News), Washiqur Rahman (Amader Somoy) and Rahitul Islam (Computer Jagat) and for the post of General Secretary Hasan Zakir (Somokal), Nazmul Hossain (Noya Digonto), Nurunnabi Choudhury (C News) and Sabbin Hasan (TechWorld Bangladesh) are to compete. Naznin Nahar from TechWorld Bangladesh is the only candidate for Vice President Post and that’s why election won’t take place for this post only. Total voter number is 66 in this year’s election.