Election to form the Executive Committee of Bangladesh Association of Software and Information Services (BASIS) is taking place today. All the ICT concerned companies as well as personnel are more excited about the BASIS election this year than previously. As per an official letter issued by the Commerce Ministry on March 27, the election was called off. But, the very next day the order was quit from the ministry.
All the formalities have been successfully accomplished and today the election is already going on starting from 10 am. The vote casting will be running till 5 pm.
Highest number of candidates is taking place in the BASIS election for the term 2018-20. 31 candidates are to compete for 9 posts. Three panels consist of 26 candidates and the rest are independent. Number of female candidates is 3. Among 1 thousand 62 BASIS members, number of voters is 687, where 474 are general members and 213 are associate members.