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Receive forms of 13 councillor aspirants: HC
Published : Friday, 3 April, 2015,  Time : 12:00 AM,  View Count : 45

Staff Correspondent
The High Court on Thursday directed the Returning Officers of Dhaka North and South City Corporations to receive nomination papers of 13 ward councillor aspirants.
Of 13, seven wanted to contest for the DSCC polls and they are- Md Lokman Hossain, AKM Nuruzzaman, Sohrab Hossain, Motiur Rahman, Hasna Begum, Mahfuza Rina and Mollika Zaman Mukta.  The rest six for the DNCC and they are-- Setu Rahman, Alia Khatun, Mahmuda Begum, Shahnaz Habib, Nargis Begum Baby and Mahbub Foyez.
The bench of Justice Farah Mahbub and Justice Kazi Izarul Haque Akondo issued the order following writ petitions of the candidates.  Supreme Court lawyer Saidur Rahman and Ehsanur Rahman moved for   seven aspirants while Manzill Murshid for six.
The Returning Officers reportedly did not receive nomination papers of the seven though they were present at the offices concerned on due time on March 29, the last day for submitting nomination papers.Jordan to legalise 8,000 BD
workers
Staff Correspondent
The Jordanian government has agreed to legalise around 8,000 Bangladeshi migrant workers in the country that turned illegal after going there in tourist visa.
To ensure the legalisation, the governments of the two countries have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on Thursday.
Expatriates' Welfare and Overseas Employment Secretary Khondaker Md. Iftekhar Haidar and Jordan Interior Ministry Director Walid Abida inked the deal on behave of the two countries.
Before signing the MoU, a meeting of joint working group of the countries held at the expatriates' welfare ministry at Probashi Kallyan Bhaban on Thursday.
Expatriates' Welfare and Overseas Employment Secretary Iftekhar led the Bangladesh side while a four-member delegation led by Jordan Interior Ministry Director Walid Abeda attended the meeting.
After the signing ceremony, Iftekhar said the Jordan government agreed to legalise around 8,000 Bangladeshi migrant workers who turned illegal after going there in tourist visa. The legalisation of the Bangladeshi workers would begin soon.











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