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Ershad likely to fly to Singapore for treatment after Dec 10
Jatiya Party chairman HM Ershad is likely to go to Singapore for treatment after December 10.
His Singapore visit was planned after his decision to go for a routine health check-up was finalized.
However, the JP leader would not leave the country before December 10 in the interest of the party activities, said newly appointed JP secretary general Mashiur Rahman Ranga in a press conference held on Tuesday at Ershad’s Banani office.
He, however, claimed Ershad was in good health and talked to his son Saad, younger brother GM Quader and Ranga on Tuesday morning.
Ranga also informed journalists that the issue of seat sharing with the ruling party Awami League would be resolved on December 9, the last date of withdrawal of nomination papers.
‘The grand alliance leaders would collectively decide seat allocations for different parties,’ Ranga added.
Ranga also said that an inquiry committee would be formed after discussion in the presidium meeting to identify and punish if anybody was involved with corruption during the selection of the nomination aspirants in the upcoming national elections.
He told the press that the immediate past secretary general ABM Ruhul Amin Hawlader resigned on Monday due to illness.
He is now a presidium member of JP, Ranga confirmed.